Gettysburg remains the primary battle associated with the Civil War, the epic struggle of two sides colliding in one fateful location. This engaging book is filled with excerpts from primary documents- - -war correspondence, diaries, letters, government documents- - -as well as archival photographs, portraits, and artwork. The accounts of two teenagers who witnessed the event are also interspersed throughout. Written to young readers, this book is a perfect introduction to military history and the details of the Battle of Gettysburg. 25 color images, 12 color maps, and 90 b/w images. Grades 8 & up. 190 pages, indexed. Hardcover with dust jacket.