The Killer Angels Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

Michael Shaara
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Monday, June 29, 1863, Chapter 1, The Spy

* 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 on the Union's movements.

* The spy also tells Longstreet that General Meade is now commander of the Union army.

* Longstreet brings the spy to Lee who is also doubtful of his story.

* Longstreet convinces Lee that Stuart may not be fulfilling his duties.

* Lee decides they should begin to march toward Gettysburg.

Monday, June 29, 1863, Chapter 2, Chamberlain

* Chamberlain, a colonel in the Union army, has been sent 120 fellow Maine men who have mutinied.

* He has been told to shoot them if they refuse to fight. Instead, he gives a stirring speech that convinces all...

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