Available NOW! Guidebook for bicycling Gettysburg

Mar 11, 2019 by Sue Thibodeau
I am excited to share this news with you! Bicycling Gettysburg National Military Park: The Cyclist's Civil War Travel Guide was published TODAY!

If you pre-ordered this one-and-only guidebook for cycling the Gettysburg battlefield, your book is probably already on its way. (Of course, that depends on the bookstore or online retailer that you selected).

If you are still thinking about how you want to tour Gettysburg National Military Park, please check out the following Civil War Cycling blog posts:


Reviews


"The best ways to truly see a battlefield are by walking and biking. And biking a battlefield such as Gettysburg provides a rush like no other. Sue has produced a valuable book about how to ride that most hallowed Civil War ground. A definite keeper." ~ John Banks, journalist, blogger, author

"Three days in July 1863 changed America. Whether you are an experienced cyclist or just starting out, a serious historian or history buff, you will want to visit Gettysburg more than once. Make sure you take this guide along." ~ Ken Rich, Gettysburg history buff

"Quite fascinating, Bicycling Gettysburg National Military Park is a great, easy to read book for history buffs and rookie history learners alike. It is a pictorial book that also has detailed information about the Battle of Gettysburg. I am excited to use the maps and images on my next visit to Gettysburg." ~ SPC Kevin Kozlowski, U.S. Army veteran, American Studies graduate student


Table of Contents

Preface
PART I: INTRODUCTION
1. Gettysburg on a Bicycle
2. The Battle of Gettysburg
PART II: PLANNING YOUR TRIP
3. Gathering Your Gear
4. Transportation & Lodging Logistics
5. Contingency Planning
6. Bicycling Tips for Health & Safety    
PART III: ENJOY YOUR RIDE!
7. Selecting a Bicycle Route    
8. How to Read Bicycle Maps & Cues
9. Route 1 – Full Day Loop
PART IV: MONUMENTS AND STRUCTURES
10. State Monuments    
11. Equestrian Monuments
12. Bronze Statues of Individuals
13. Other Monuments to Individuals
14. Corps Headquarters Monuments    
15. Monuments for Military Units
16. Other Monuments or Structures
PART V: RESOURCES
17. Park Roads & Battle Lines
Glossary
Annotated Bibliography
Index to Monuments, By State
Acknowledgements
Notes