Synopses & Reviews
South of the town of Gettysburg, Union troops take possession of the wooded heights at the tip of their "fishhook" defensive line. Defending Culp's Hill meant protecting the flank; it was the key to victory. Using official reports, letters, diaries, and memoirs, this book describes the struggle for the high ground and tells how and why the generals made their crucial decisions.
It was the anchor of the Union defensive line at Gettysburg--and the key to victory--but despite repeated heroic assaults, the Confederates could not dislodge its defenders.