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The Killer Angels Summary
Michael Shaara

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The Killer Angels Summary

Plot Summary

The Killer Angels is a novel about the battle at Gettysburg that turned the tide of the Civil War and that many credit with the defeat of the South. Although a fictional account, the novel follows the movements of many of the historical figures who were present those three fateful days in the summer of 1863. This novel gives new insight into the battle, giving it a human face filled with the conflicting emotions that must have warred within each of the historic generals who fought so bravely at Gettysburg. It is a groundbreaking novel that should be required reading for anyone who wants to truly understand the complex war between the states that was the American Civil War.

A spy makes his way to Longstreet's camp from Gettysburg where he has been watching the movements of the Union troops. Lee's army is blind because Jeb Stuart has gone...

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