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This little book describes the origins of the Thompson House and Thompson family in detail, then goes on to describe the battle as being fought in the house s back and front yard and the remainder of the little book is spend with the controversy if it was or was not general Lee s headquarters during the three days of the battle.While the part of the battle being fought around the house, the artillery battery fighting on its ground and the subseqeunt rout and capture of the entire Union line of This little book describes the origins of the Thompson House and Thompson family in detail, then goes on to describe the battle as being fought in the house s back and front yard and the remainder of the little book is spend with the controversy if it was or was not general Lee s headquarters during the three days of the battle.While the part of the battle being fought around the house, the artillery battery fighting on its ground and the subseqeunt rout and capture of the entire Union line of defence on Seminary Ridge, is very well described, the other parts of the books are not Thus, the part about july 1st might learn you something new while the remainder of the book sums up the few facts about the quest Was it, or was it not Lee s HQ , and does a little speculation Three stars for the July 1st part, two for the first third of the book and 2 for the last third I ve visited the Gettysburg area many times, but had only heard the short version of the history of this building Timothy Smith does a wonderful job of presented all of the known facts as well as the myths and legends. Interesting little book I wasn t aware of the controversy about the actual location of Lee s headquarters at Gettysburg The footnotes were fascinating. ( DOWNLOAD EPUB ) ♶ The Story Of Lee's Headquarters, Gettysburg, Pa ⚑ After many years as a battlefield guide and researcher at the Adams County Historical Society, Tim Smith has compiled a concise history of the building featured throughout the novel Killer Angels and movie Gettysburg At one time owned by Thaddeus Stevens and known popularly as the Thompson house, this was a significant feature on the first day s battlefield The book is a history of the house and land, the severe fighting that occurred around the house, Mary Thompson, her family and decendants, and the controversy surrounding the actual site of General Robert E Lee s headquarters