Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All - Study Guide Book III, pgs. 478-509 Summary & Analysis

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Will is sitting in a ditch in Appomattox. They are waiting for Lee to pass by. The South has lost the war. Will is fifteen years of age at the time. He buries the musket that he killed three men with. The men in his unit discuss what they would do now that the war was over.

While waiting for the peace to be signed, Will thinks of the three men he killed and of all he has been through in the last three years. He isn't interested in seeing Lee. He just wants to leave, especially after Lee passes by. Sal wants to wait to hear the terms of the surrender. Will says good bye to Sal and the other men and begins walking south, never breaking pace. After ten minutes of walking, he turns to wave, but the men...

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