Searching for George Gordon Meade: The Forgotten Victor of Gettysburg
By: Tom Huntington
A historian's investigation of the life and times of Gen. George Gordon Meade to discover why the hero of Gettysburg has failed to achieve the status accorded to other generals of the conflict. Covers Meade's career from his part in the Mexican-American War through his participation in the great Civil War engagements, including Second Bull Run, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, the Overland Campaign, and Appomattox. Explores Meade's legacy today at reenactments, battlefields, museums, and institutions that preserve history.