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The Killer Angels Chapter Summary & Analysis - Wednesday, July 1, 1863, The First Day, Chapter 1 Lee, Summary

Michael Shaara
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Wednesday, July 1, 1863, The First Day, Chapter 1 Lee, Summary

The troops are already on the move when Lee emerges from his tent. Lee has recently been diagnosed with heart problems and spends a moment testing the pain in his chest. Lee decides it is not bad today. One of Lee's aides, Taylor, greets him and announces that there has been no word from Stuart yet. Taylor, who also does not trust spies, suggests this is because there is nothing to report. Lee agrees. Taylor also tells Lee that General Hill's men will be going into Gettysburg that morning. There is a shoe factory there and Hill intends to requisition some new boots for his men. General Ewell also expects to be there by noon. Lee reminds Taylor that he wants no fighting until the army is concentrated and Taylor assures him that Hill is...

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