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gettysburgerrn
massapequa, NY, USA
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Book on Hancock..
Posted on: 3/18/2017 6:46:38 AM
I was wondering what is the recommended biography of Winfield Scott Hancock...

Thanks

Ken
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Rick Schaus
Capon Springs, WV, USA
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Re: Book on Hancock..
Posted on: 3/19/2017 5:51:09 PM
Ken,

I am not making any recommendations, but here are some Hancock biographies:

This one was written by his wife.
I use this one for Morgan’s account of Hancock at Gettysburg:

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Another early biography:

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And, one more:

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A more recent (1995) biography is, Winfield Scott Hancock: A Soldiers Life, by David M. Jordan.
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tom ryan
Bethany Beach, DE, USA
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Re: Book on Hancock..
Posted on: 3/19/2017 10:25:46 PM
Here are two more:

Hancock the Superb by Glenn Tucker (1960)
Hancock at Gettysburg and beyond by A.M. Gambone (1997)


gettysburgerrn
massapequa, NY, USA
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Re: Book on Hancock..
Posted on: 3/20/2017 5:00:28 AM
Thanks you for your help...

ken
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