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The Killer Angels Chapter Summary & Analysis - Wednesday, July 1, 1863, The First Day, Chapter 7, Buford Summary

Michael Shaara
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Wednesday, July 1, 1863, The First Day, Chapter 7, Buford Summary

At two in the morning, Buford returns to Cemetery Hill where the troops are digging in and others are still arriving. Buford rides to the small house where a headquarters has been set up, looking for someone to give him orders for his cavalry. Buford asks the men outside who is in charge and the men argue that either Howard or Hancock is in charge. Buford ignores the argument and goes inside. Buford knows that Howard was broken that morning on the right, just as he broke at Chancellorville. Hancock should be in charge, Buford knows, but Howard cannot be removed without an order from Meade. Buford talks to Gibbon, one of Hancock's commanders, and learns that most of the army has arrived. Buford wants to talk to someone in charge for orders so he...

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