The Guns of the South: A Novel of the Civil War - Chapter 10 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 10 Summary

Lee returns to his house and tells his black servant Julia that he will free her and she can work for wages. Lee explains his reasons to his wife and daughters about how other countries feel about slavery.

Negotiations with the North continue. The Confederate States of American cannot get the Indian states or Maryland and West Virginia. Lee proposes that they allow Kentucky and Missouri to vote on which country they want to join.

After the meeting, while riding home, Lee finds a black man being chased by a blacksmith. They black man offers his services for less than the white blacksmith who is losing customers. Lee questions them both as a Rivington man walks up and chides Lee for siding with the black. The Rivington man reports the incident to the Richmond Sentinel.

Custis and his father discuss the newspaper article...

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