The Guns of the South: A Novel of the Civil War - Chapter 13 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 13 Summary

A year and one half after the war, the Confederate Army people are still meeting with the Rivington men.

Lee meets General Nathan Bedford Forrest. The Calvary general has made his fortune selling slaves. When Lee brings Forrest to his house, he notices that Julia, who is now freed, acts strangely. Lee and Forrest discuss the Rivington men and then argue about slavery. Lee tells Forrest that he isn't welcome in his home. He knows he has made an enemy.

Caudell walks the five miles to visit Henry Pleasant at his farm. Henry wants Caudell to work for him but he prefers to teach school. He finds the freed slave Israel, who used to work at the general store, now works for Henry. He has a free labor farm.

Lee visits the Amory to see Josiah Gorgas. They have made a copy of...

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