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The Killer Angels Chapter Summary & Analysis - Friday, July 3, 1863, Chapter 4, Armistead Summary

Michael Shaara
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Friday, July 3, 1863, Chapter 4, Armistead Summary

Armistead watches the battle begin. The troops are out in an open field shortly after one, with little protection in the knee-high grass. Armistead walks among them, but feels there is nothing he can do to help them. Armistead finds Pickett writing a letter and gives him a ring to send to his wife. Pickett is excited by the battle, emotional. Armistead returns to his men, thinking of his wife. Armistead thinks too of Hancock on the other side of the line. Garnett rides by on his horse. Garnett's leg is injured and he is unable to walk. Armistead tells him to get off his horse, but Garnett refuses. If he got off the horse, he would not be able to keep up with his men. However, if he stays on the horse Armistead knows he will be a perfect target...

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