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The Killer Angels Chapter Summary & Analysis - Wednesday, July 1, 1863, The First Day, Chapter 6, Lee Summary

Michael Shaara
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Wednesday, July 1, 1863, The First Day, Chapter 6, Lee Summary

Lee rides through town late that night and listens to the celebrations of the troops around him. Lee goes to Ewell's headquarters and wonders why he did not attack the hill as ordered, but does not ask. Lee receives instead a report on the condition of the troops and learns they are well. When Lee finally does ask why the hill was not taken, Early tells him that there were reports of Union troops to the North and they felt it was not practical. Lee asks if they can take the hill in the morning but Early feels that the hill has been well fortified and is not a good place to attack. Early suggests that the rest of the army attack on the other flank while his men rest. Early then suggests that Longstreet...

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