george meade

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  1. Joshism

    Book Review Meade and Lee at Bristoe Station by Jeffrey William Hunt

    Meade and Lee at Bristoe Station by Jeffrey Hunt Is the second in a trilogy covering the Army of the Potomac and Army of Northern Virginia from mid-July 1863 through the end of the year. The first...
  2. Joshism

    "Lee Is Trapped, and Must Be Taken" (forthcoming post-Gettysburg book)

    "Lee is Trapped, and Must be Taken": Eleven Fateful Days after Gettysburg: July 4 - 14, 1863 by Thomas J. Ryan and Richard R. Schaus (published by Savas Beatie) comes out in September. The authors are apparently both former military intelligence, and Ryan has an already-published book about...
  3. luinrina

    His father's aide - George Gordon Meade, Jr.

    George Gordon Meade, Jr. was born on November 2, 1843 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as second child and son of (future General) George Gordon Meade and his wife Margaretta Sergeant Meade. Following his father's footsteps, George entered West Point in 1860 but left again after only two years on...
  4. lelliott19

    Interview: Longstreet on Meade's Lost Opportunity after Gettysburg

    On the occasion of Longstreet's visit to Antietam in 1893, a correspondent of the Washington Post recorded the General's opinions on a number of topics. In this part of the interview, General Longstreet contends that General Meade missed an opportunity after Gettysburg. "Do you think, general...
  5. Joshism

    Meade: The Price of Command, 1863–1865 by John G. Selby Amazon shows a mid-October release date. Apparently the author ranks Meade behind only Grant and Sherman which is certainly a bold thesis. I'm looking forward to this book because I think this is a badly needed subject of study. Not simply...
  6. Joshism

    Meade After Gettysburg - Thoughts From Recent Readings

    I just finished reading @Eric Wittenberg (et al)'s One Continuous Fight: The Retreat From Gettysburg and Pursuit of Lee's Army of Northern Viriginia, July 4-14, 1863 followed by Jeffrey William Hunt's new Meade and Lee After Gettysburg: The Forgotten Final Stage of the Gettysburg Campaign, from...
  7. Joshism

    Meade & Couch

    I'm finally reading a certain book about the latter part of the Gettysburg campaign and in it is mentioned that George Meade and Darius Couch were friends. 1. Is this accurate? 2. If so, did Meade ever try to get Couch transferred from the Department of Susquehanna back to the AotP? Meade...
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