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The Killer Angels - Study Guide Friday, July 3, 1863, Chapter 6, Chamberlain Summary & Analysis

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Friday, July 3, 1863, Chapter 6, Chamberlain Summary

Chamberlain sits and watches the battlefield after the fight is over, shocked at the destruction and death that lies before him. Tom joins Chamberlain and they talk about the battle. Tom admires the gall of the Rebels for fighting uphill as they did. Tom wants to know why the Confederates fight to protect slavery, and yet the prisoners never talk about slavery. Tom figures it all boils down to slaves no matter how the Confederates attempt to disguise it. Chamberlain agrees. Tom wonders if they will attack again. Chamberlain says they will, but not here. It begins to rain.

Friday, July 3, 1863, Chapter 6, Chamberlain Analysis

This chapter is simply an attempt to understand the point to the fighting. Why did all those men have to die? Is it because of slavery? Is it for pride? The reasons seem vague in the face...

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