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The Killer Angels - Thursday, July 2, 1863, The Second Day, Chapter 2, Chamberlain Summary & Analysis

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Thursday, July 2, 1863, The Second Day, Chapter 2, Chamberlain Summary

Chamberlain's regiment sits in the middle of an open field. Chamberlain walks among them, gauging their preparedness for battle. Chamberlain believes them to be ready. Kilrain comes to Chamberlain and takes him to a black man he has found. The man is an escaped slave who has been shot. Chamberlain has never seen a black man outside of the South and the sight of this man causes him to have emotions he did not expect. Chamberlain is repulsed at the sight of this injured man. The black man does not speak English and is afraid of these men, unaware that they are attempting to help him. Chamberlain sends for the company surgeon to care for the man's wounds. Chamberlain walks away, remembering a conversation he once had with a Southern reverend who told him he...

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