Confederates in the Attic: Dispatches from the Unfinished Civil War - Chapter 11 Georgia: Gone With the Window Summary & Analysis

Tony Horwitz
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Chapter 11 Georgia: Gone With the Window Summary and Analysis

Chapter 11 is called "Gone with the Window," a humorous pun on the famous novel by Margaret Mitchell "Gone with the Wind," which was made into a very popular movie in the 1930s. In this chapter, Horwitz describes his visit to Atlanta and the countryside of Georgia where the novel takes place.

Horwitz found Atlanta's commemoration of the Civil War to be unusual. He had assumed that the relatively modern city had been a result of its destruction at the hands of Sherman's army in the war, but learned that Atlanta, which had been a fairly new city at the time of the war, had a tradition of moving forward rapidly. Horwitz did attend a memorial ceremony at a park called Stone Mountain where large images of Generals Lee and Jackson and...

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