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The Killer Angels - Wednesday, July 1, 1863, The First Day, Chapter 5, Longstreet Summary & Analysis

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Wednesday, July 1, 1863, The First Day, Chapter 5, Longstreet Summary

Longstreet rides through the day's battlefield alone, watching as the dead and wounded are collected in wagons. Longstreet knows that Lee will attack in the morning and is saddened by this fact, aware that it would be more to their advantage if Lee would force the Union to attack them. Longstreet can see how things are going to go, and is not happy with the picture, though he does not have the power to convince Lee of his vision. Longstreet thinks of his dead children and mourns them as he continues to ride. Fremantle joins him, telling Longstreet how he got to see part of the battle. Fremantle saw the battle as a victory and expects the same the next day. Fremantle asks Longstreet if he will tell him where to sit so that he...

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