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The Killer Angels - Study Guide Monday, June 29, 1863, Chapter 3, Buford Summary & Analysis

Michael Shaara
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Buford watches the Confederate troops enter the area around Gettysburg from the west. Buford inspects the ground around Gettysburg and finds the two small hills to the south of town to be the best ground to defend. From there he can watch the Rebel's making their way into the area without obstruction, and there is a stone wall behind which the Union men could fight. The Rebel army turns while Buford watches and Buford realizes they must have orders not to engage yet. Buford knows this must mean that the rest of Lee's army must be coming. Buford is a little nervous about this because he only has two corps with him at the moment. Buford rides back into Gettysburg and sends word to Reynolds before sending one of his men to scout for the Confederate army. The Rebels were investigating...

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