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The Killer Angels - Study Guide Thursday, July 2, 1863, The Second Day, Chapter 3, Longstreet Summary & Analysis

Michael Shaara
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Longstreet studies the map that Lee has used to plan the day's strategy, unhappy with the ultimate decision. Lee asks to talk to Longstreet, wishing to have the agreement of all his commanders. Lee tells Longstreet that Ewell believes Cemetery Hill to be too deeply entrenched by the Union troops. Lee also says that he has told Ewell and Early of Longstreet's idea to move to the right and they are both opposed. Longstreet does not agree. Lee explains that he believes their best move is to attack before the Union troops become any more entrenched. Lee wants Longstreet to attack on the right with the First Corps. Lee then tells him he will attack en echelon to take Cemetery Hill in reverse. Hill will support him with Pender and Anderson. Longstreet insists on waiting...

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