Cushing of Gettysburg: The Story of a Union Artillery Commander
by Kent Masterson Brown
One of the most famous lieutenants killed during the entire Civil War, Alonzo Cushing was an artillery officer in the Union Army. He died at the Battle of Gettysburg defending the Union position on Cemetery Ridge against Pickett's Charge. This is beautifully written and researched biography of a young officer who lost his life defending his position against the famous Confederate assault on July 3, 1863.
- 263 pages