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The Killer Angels - Friday, July 3, 1863, Chapter 3, Chamberlain Summary & Analysis

Michael Shaara
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Chamberlain and his regiment march through the morning to their new position in the center of the line. Chamberlain learns the results of the fighting the day before and learns of the attacks that had begun that morning, nearly causing the Union troops to retreat. Meade had wanted the troops to withdraw the night before, but his council did not agree with him. Hancock convinced them all that the Confederates would come again. They arrive at their destination and the courier points Chamberlain to Meade's headquarters. Once his men are settled, Chamberlain is ordered to meet with General Sykes. When Chamberlain reaches the headquarters he finds most of the generals standing around, many eating fried chicken while Chamberlain's men are going hungry. Chamberlain talks to Sykes and receives praise for his work the day before. Sykes then tells him to rest because he would not be needed that day. Chamberlain...

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