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Michael Shaara
This student essay consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis of Killer Angels.
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Killer Angels

Summary: This essay is about the Civil War in The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara. This essay deals with a colonel who is searching for the reason to fight in the war.
In the novel, The Killer Angels, by Michael Shaara, Union Colonel Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain proves to be one of the greatest soldiers in the Union army. As commander of the 20th Maine regiment, Chamberlain shows dedication and courage while fighting, and treats all of his soldiers with great respect. Chamberlain is not an abolitionist, as many Union soldiers are. He is unsure how he feels towards black slaves and even free blacks.

Before Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain enters the war as a soldier, he is a professor of rhetoric at Bowdoin University. He has wanted to be a soldier all his life. In 1862, Chamberlain requests time off from teaching to travel and study in Europe. When he is granted this time off, he travels to Maine instead of Europe, so he can enlist in the war. In Maine, he is enlisted in the war and after the battle at...

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