The Kentucky Cycle - Study Guide Play Five, God's Great Supper, Part 2 Summary & Analysis

Robert Schenkkan
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Richard starts the journey with a rousing speech to the troops and then heads off in the wrong direction. Jed points out Richard's mistake, and Jed states that the group of soldiers ran into conflict quickly. Jed and the other sharecroppers Talbert convinced to join him fight cautiously, and Richard and the Union colonel in charge of their unit call them cowards. The Union colonel is shot immediately when he stands to lead the charge, and Jed tells Richard to sit down before Richard gets shot as well. The Yankee Army advances, but Richard and his unit retreat and Richard falls and breaks his ankle. Richard asks Jed to help him, but Jed picks up Richard's pistol and is about to shoot him. As Richard begs for his life, a fellow Union soldier runs by and Jed...

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