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Cushing of Gettysburg

The Story of a Union Artillery Commander

by Kent Masterson Brown

  • 42 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by University Press of Kentucky .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Biography: general,
  • Civil war,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Military,
  • U.S. History - Civil War And Reconstruction (1860-1877),
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • History - U.S.,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • USA,
  • United States - Civil War

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages330
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8022170M
    ISBN 100813109531
    ISBN 109780813109534
    OCLC/WorldCa228387549

    Get this from a library! Cushing of Gettysburg: the story of a Union artillery commander. [Kent Masterson Brown] -- Follows the career of Alonzo Cushing, a graduate of West Point, as he serves as an artillary officer with the Army of the Potomac culminating with his death as he defended against Pickett's. Kent Masterson Brown is an attorney in Lexington, Kentucky. He is author of Cushing of Gettysburg: The Story of a Union Artillery Commander and editor of The Civil War in Kentucky. For more information about Kent Masterson Brown, Esq., visit the Author Page.

    Howard Bass Cushing (Aug –May 5, ) was an American soldier during the American Civil War and the Indian Wars, who was killed by the Apache during a campaign in Arizona Territory. Cushing was five foot, seven inches tall and described as "spare, sinewy, and active as a cat" with "keen gray or bluish green eyes."Battles/wars: American Civil War, Indian Wars. Get this from a library! Cushing of Gettysburg: the Story of a Union Artillery Commander.. [Kent Masterson Brown] -- "" Kent Brown's stunning account of the career of Lt. Alonzo Hereford Cushing offers valuable insights into the nature of the Civil War and the men who fought it. Brown's vivid descriptions of the.

    First Lieutenant Alonzo Cushing was 22 years old when he commanded Battery A of the 4th United States Artillery at the Battle of Gettysburg. Born in Wisconsin in , he moved with his family to New York and attended West Point, graduating with the class of The monuments of the Gettysburg Battlefield commemorate the July 1 to 3, Battle of Gettysburg in the American Civil are located within Gettysburg National Military Park; others are on private land at battle sites in and around Gettysburg, er, they represent "one of the largest collections of outdoor sculpture in the world.".


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This is a marvelous story, by Kent Brown. Cushing is now a recipient of the Medal of Honor, although over one hundred years to late. The book is a glowing account of the young Cushings service to this country, and his grat heroism, at Gettysburg on July 3, /5(18).

This very enjoyable book provided a detailed insight into the life of Cushing as a cadet and through the Civil War until he met his death beside his cannons at Gettysburg.

The author provides vivid descriptions of the life of a Union soldier /5. This is a marvelous story, by Kent Brown. Cushing is now a recipient of the Medal of Honor, although over one hundred years to late. The book is a glowing account of the young Cushings service to this country, and his grat heroism, at Gettysburg on July 3, /5(17).

Cushing of Gettysburg The Story of a Union Artillery Commander. by Kent Masterson Brown. Published by: The University Press of Kentucky.

"Alonzo Cushing, the subject of Cushing of Gettysburg, was awarded a posthumous Medal of Honor." — "Cushing is the most famous lieutenant killed during the entire Civil War, and few who stop at Gettysburg fail to hear of the boy who died behind the wheel of his last gun as Pickett's Virginians surged by." — Blue & Gray MagazineBrand: University Press of Kentucky.

Cushing of Gettysburg Book Description: " Kent Brown's stunning account of the career of Lt. Cushing of Gettysburg book Alonzo Hereford Cushing offers valuable insights into the.

Cushing of Gettysburg: the story of a Union artillery commander User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict Barely two years after he graduated from West Point, Capt. Alonzo Cushing's life and military career ended at Gettysburg in the defense.

Cushing of Gettysburg: The Story of a Union Artillery Commander In this Book. Additional Information. Cushing of Gettysburg: The Story of a Union Artillery Commander View Citation; summary" Kent Brown's stunning account of the career of Lt. Alonzo Hereford Cushing offers valuable insights into the nature of the Civil War and the men who Author: Kent Masterson Brown.

Original cannon on cast-iron carriages and a narrative tablet mark the position of Battery A, 4th United States Artillery in the famous Angle at Gettysburg. Between the guns is a simple stone marker dedicated to Lt. Cushing, placed there by his family, former officers and friends from the 71st Pennsylvania Infantry.

John Gibbon saw three of Cushing’s li “Young [Lieutenant Alonzo] Cushing, graduated early from West Point in to meet the need for educated soldiers, kept his guns firing steadily, despite grievous losses among the crews/5.

Read "Cushing of Gettysburg The Story of a Union Artillery Commander" by Kent Masterson Brown available from Rakuten Kobo. " Kent Brown's stunning account of the career of Lt.

Alonzo Hereford Cushing offers valuable insights into the natu Brand: The University Press of Kentucky. Cushing distinguished himself during combat operations against an armed enemy in the vicinity of Cemetery Ridge, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, on July 3, Cushing will be the 64th Soldier to.

" Kent Brown's stunning account of the career of Lt. Alonzo Hereford Cushing offers valuable insights into the nature of the Civil War and the men who fought it. Brown's vivid descriptions of the heat and exhaustion of forced marches, of the fury of battle, have seldom been matched in Civil War literature.

Cushing is now a recipient of the Medal of Honor, although over one hundred years to late. The book is a glowing account of the young Cushings service to this country, and his grat heroism, at Gettysburg on July 3, /5.

Cushing of Gettysburg Kent Masterson Brown Published by The University Press of Kentucky Brown, Kent Masterson. Cushing of Gettysburg: The Story of a Union Artillery : Kent Masterson Brown.

Stephen Vincent Benet's poem "John Brown's Body" contains a stanza commemorating Cushing's death at Gettysburg: "Cushing ran down the last of his guns to the battle-line.

The rest had been smashed to scrap by Lee's artillery fire. He held his guts in Commands held: 4th U.S. Light Artillery, Battery A. “Commander Will Cushing is a happy combination of one of the Civil War’s best tales and a writer whose taut, smart prose is up to the task of writing it.

So much Civil War writing loses its luster in an ocean of sheer data. In Malanowski’s hands the /5(34). Cushing of Gettysburg: The Story of a Union Artillery Commander - Ebook written by Kent Masterson Brown.

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by: Kent Masterson BrownOne of the most famous lieutenants killed during the entire Civil War, Alonzo Cushing was an artillery officer in the Union Army.

He died at the Battle of Gettysburg defending the Union position on Cemetery Ridge against Pickett's Charge. This is beautifully written and researched biography of a. Book and dustjacket are in excellent pre-owned condition. Book and dustjacket are in excellent pre-owned condition.

Details about Cushing of Gettysburg by Kent Mastertson Brown, Hardcover Dustjacket. Cushing of Gettysburg by Kent Seller Rating: % positive. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Cushing of Gettysburg: The Story of a Union Artillery Commander at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our /5(17).

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Brett Schulte of TOCWOC wrote an blog post a few years ago and he listed the following Biography Early life. Cushing was born in Delafield, Wisconsin, and was raised in Fredonia, New was expelled from the United States Naval Academy, just before graduation, for pranks and poor the outbreak of the American Civil War, however, he pleaded his case to United States Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles himself, was reinstated and went on to Awards: Thanks of Congress.