The Guns of the South: A Novel of the Civil War - Chapter 12 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 12 Summary

Caudell learns that there is a slave auction that day in Nashville. Many of the slaves with bullet wounds are purchased by Rivington men. After the auction, Caudell and Liles, who owns the general stores, discuss the prices the slaves were sold for. Raeford Liles says the Rivington men bid the prices up.

That might as he is fishing, the mulatto slave Josephine appears. She brought the highest price at the auction and was purchased by a Rivington man. She asks Caudell to hide her as the hands approach. Caudell says nothing and she runs into the bushes.

Lee visits a gun powder mill. He is checking to see if they have made any progress in duplicating the AK-47 ammunition. He finds they haven't duplicated the power but they do have a combination that works but it results in failing. The men explain...

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