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The Last Full Measure Setting & Symbolism

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Gettysburg

The Battle of Gettysburg turns the Civil War in favor of the North. The battle occurs before the beginning of the story but Lee and Chamberlain often reflect on the battle.

Bristoe Station

A.P. Hill attempts to attack Chamberlain at Bristoe Station. The Federals defeat Hill, who was unaware of the enemy's strength.

The Wilderness

The fight in the Wilderness becomes a draw. Neither side can gain decisive advantages in the thick growth.

Spotsylvania

The Federals break through the Mule Shoe, which is a defensive structure shaped like a U and are subsequently pushed back due to Lee's strong leadership.

North Anna River

Lee sets up a V shaped defense on the southern side of the North Anna River. Grant loses about forty percent of his army trying to break through.

James River

The Federals regroup and take different routes into the south. At the James...

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