The Guns of the South: A Novel of the Civil War - Chapter 11 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 11 Summary

At the peace negotiations, the men from the North are glum over Lincoln's defeat. Lincoln will allow elections and allow Kentucky and Missouri to decide their own fate and offer ninety million in specie for reparations. The southern representatives must consult with President Davis. They decide to accept the offer.

The next day, both sides decide what troops will withdraw from which states and how each country will have an election official in Kentucky and Missouri.

Mary is not happy about Lee being sent to Kentucky and Missouri. She wants him to stay home.

Lee travels to Louisville by train. Major Charles Marshall is with him. They check into a hotel. From Louisville, they went on to Nashville. There are few blacks. Along the way, he explains to people how they will decide which country they want. The question of slavery keeps coming...

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