Receding Tide (Paperback)

Vicksburg and Gettysburg: The Campaigns That Changed the Civil War

By Edwin C. Bearss, J. Parker Hills

National Geographic, 9781426207266, 400pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2011

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (5/18/2010)

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Description

Acclaimed Civil War historian Ed Bearss brings two epic battles vividly to life in the dramatic story of a single day that would seal the fate of the Confederacy: July 4, 1863. Now available in paperback.



About the Author

Edwin Cole Bearss is America's premier battlefield historian and the historian emeritus of the National Park Service. Since retiring in 1995, Bearss leads historical tours 275 days per year. The author of 13 books, he has also served as a consultant on numerous documentaries and films, including Ken Burns's "The Civil War." Ed Bearss lives in Arlington, Virginia.


Praise For Receding Tide: Vicksburg and Gettysburg: The Campaigns That Changed the Civil War

"The wealth of detail, Bearss’ astute judgments and the flowing narrative combine to make Receding Tide an excellent and highly recommended book."—Civil War News