Chapter abstracts are short descriptions of events that occur in each chapter. They highlight major plot events and detail the important relationships and characteristics of characters and objects. The Chapter Abstracts can be used to review what the students have read, or to prepare the students for what they will read. Hand the abstracts out in class as a study guide, or use them as a "key" for a class discussion. They are relatively brief, but can serve to be an excellent refresher of the text for either a student or teacher.
Monday, June 29, 1863, Chapter 1, The Spy Abstract
* A spy brings news of the Union army's movements to Longstreet, a Confederate general. The Union is moving closer to Confederate lines and will be converging on Gettysburg.
* Longstreet and his aide doubt the spy's story because Stuart has not sent similar news and it is his job to report...
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