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Book details
  • Genre:HISTORY
  • SubGenre:General
  • Language:English
  • Pages:143
  • eBook ISBN:9781594909641

Gettysburg:

This Hallowed Ground

by Kent Gramm

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Overview
Gettysburg is a paradox: Now still, beautiful, and filled with visitors, this national military park serves as a powerful reminder of the clash of armies and the ferocious battles that were fought here nearly 150 years ago. Gettysburg: This Hallowed Ground explores the battleground through the contemporary photographs of National Merlt Awarded-winning photographer Chris Heisey and the poems of noted Civil War author Kent Gramm. This unique combination of pictures and words delivers a powerful emotional impact that links soldiers and their famalies with the toll of war in every age. A brief synopsis of the Battle of Gettysburg and a map of the battlefield introduce the book. Gettysburg: This Hallowed Ground is a dramatic tribute to the soldiers who fought here and to the military park that enshrines their heroism and sacrifice.
Description
Gettysburg is a paradox: Now still, beautiful, and filled with visitors, this national military park serves as a powerful reminder of the clash of armies and the ferocious battles that were fought here nearly 150 years ago. Gettysburg: This Hallowed Ground explores the battleground through the contemporary photographs of National Merlt Awarded-winning photographer Chris Heisey and the poems of noted Civil War author Kent Gramm. This unique combination of pictures and words delivers a powerful emotional impact that links soldiers and their famalies with the toll of war in every age. A brief synopsis of the Battle of Gettysburg and a map of the battlefield introduce the book. Gettysburg: This Hallowed Ground is a dramatic tribute to the soldiers who fought here and to the military park that enshrines their heroism and sacrifice.
About the author
Kent Gramm is the author of Gettysburg: A Meditation on War and Values; November; Lincoln’s Elegy at Gettysburg; Somebody’s Darling: Essays on the Civil War; and the novel Clare. He is a winner of the Hart Crane Memorial Poetry Prize. Currently a professor of English at Gettysburg College, he has taught writing and American Studies at several institutions in Germany and the United States, and is Program Director of the Seminary Ridge Historic Preservation Foundation in Gettysburg.
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