Victor of Gettysburg.
Sauers. Rising from the Union officer corps to lead the previously ill-fated Army of the Potomac, Meade took command only hours before his forces stumbled upon Lee's Confederates at Gettysburg. He led his men to victory but was soon embroiled in political battles with fellow generals and Washington politicians. This concise and authoritative biography of Meade sheds new light on one of the Civil War's most significant leaders. 128 pgs., 5"x 8", hdbd.