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The Killer Angels - Study Guide Wednesday, July 1, 1863, The First Day, Chapter 3, Lee Summary & Analysis

Michael Shaara
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Lee arrives outside of Gettysburg in the nearby town of Cashtown and finds a situation he does not like. Lee does not like the way his men are compacted; concerned about an attack from the suspected cavalry ahead that could wipe out the majority of his army. Lee attempts to not worry so much. Lee picks a nearby home for his headquarters and speaks to Hill, who is ill with the soldiers' disease, about the battle taking place ahead. Hill informs that Heth is ahead with orders not to force a major battle. Lee requests more information and Hill agrees to go look himself. Lee is concerned with their lack of information and decides to ride ahead himself. Lee sees Heth's Division where it has clearly been repulsed. Lee sends word to Ewell and Longstreet...

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