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The Last Full Measure Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 4, Lee (Blue Ridge Mountains, September 1870) Grant (Mount McGregor, New York, July 1885) Chamberlain (Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, Spring 1913): Chapters 56-58 Summary

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Part 4, Lee (Blue Ridge Mountains, September 1870) Grant (Mount McGregor, New York, July 1885) Chamberlain (Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, Spring 1913): Chapters 56-58 Summary

Lee has moved to Lexington in Chapter 56. He has taken a position with Washington College to rebuild it and also works with his church. He becomes sick and dies in his home.

In Chapter 57, Grant writes his memoirs at a house in the Blue Ridge Mountains. He has contracted throat cancer and knows he does not have much time left. Samuel Clemens, famously known as "Mark Twain," his publisher, comes to visit. After small talk, Clemens asks if Grant is near the finish of his memoirs.

Chamberlain revisits Gettysburg for a reunion of Civil War veterans in Chapter 58. He has done this for many years and has grown old. He walks to where...

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