"Meade at Gettysburg: a Study in Command", Kent Masterson Brown, 2021.


2nd Lieutenant
Aug 3, 2019
I always felt Meade was unfairly treated after Gettysburg. Brown's book brings out the troubles he encountered with logistics that many have ignored. I thought Brown's book was a clear statement not an apology for Meade.
How many times in US history was a general thrust into command with a major battle only 72 hours away while the two armies were moving, had to slam together a plan, then had the plan blown up, and still won the battle? I've always thought that alone puts Meade in a place of honor.