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Gods and Generals Setting & Symbolism

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Washington D.C.

Washington D.C. is the capital of the United States. It is located right off of the Potomac River on the Maryland side across from Virginia. It is the main headquarters and base of operations for all Union forces in the novel.

Richmond Virginia

Richmond is the capital city of the state of Virginia. It is also selected to be the capital of the Confederacy shortly after secession. The primary goal of Lee and his army is to defend Richmond.

The Confederate States of America

The Confederate States are those states that seceded from the United States and banded together for mutual defense against the north. They include South Carolina, Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Texas, Virginia, Arkansas, Tennessee, and North Carolina.

Harper's Ferry

Harper's Ferry is in northern Virginia and contains an important military arsenal. Before the war, John Brown and his followers attempt...

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