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The Killer Angels Chapter Summary & Analysis - Monday, June 29, 1863, Chapter 4, Longstreet Summary

Michael Shaara
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Monday, June 29, 1863, Chapter 4, Longstreet Summary

Longstreet's men are teaching Fremantle, an Englishman come to observe the American Civil War, how to play poker. Longstreet watches rather than play as he might have done in the past. Longstreet is bothered by the news the spy has brought and by the silence of Jeb Stuart. Major G. Moxley Sorrel, Longstreet's chief of staff, joins him with the news that Lee has retired for the night, satisfied that the entire army should reach Gettysburg by the following evening. There is still no word from Stuart, but some of General Hill's troops have confirmed there are Union cavalry in Gettysburg. However, Hill did not believe his own man, believing him to be an excitable type and untrustworthy. Lee, too, does not believe the news.

Sorrel goes to join the poker game and Fremantle joins Longstreet. Fremantle has heard that Longstreet...

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