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Michael Shaara
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Why does Lee not trust spies? Why does he decide to believe Longstreet's spy? Why does Lee trust J.E.B. Stuart more than he trusts the spy? Is Lee wrong to trust Stuart? What if Lee had not believed the spy and had not acted on his information? Would the Union have attacked Lee where he was camped?

Why does J.E.B. Stuart not fulfill his orders? Where does Stuart go instead? What would have been different had Stuart fulfilled his orders? Could the Confederacy have won the battle with Stuart's information? Would they have chosen to fight elsewhere? Would the outcome have been different?

Why does Longstreet not fight Lee more actively over his battle strategy? Would the battle have gone differently if Longstreet had his way? Was Longstreet correct in laying the entire blame of the battle's loss at Lee's feet?

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