The March: A Novel - Part Three: North Carolina; Chapters 1 through 3 Summary & Analysis

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Part Three: North Carolina; Chapters 1 through 3 Summary

Chapter 1 introduces English journalist Hugh Pryce, who is covering the war even though Sherman, who hates journalists, limits his ability to send stories back to his paper. He is fascinated with the war and sees similarities with ancient British civil wars. Pryce goes with some troops to a plantation, where the owner sits defiantly on his porch as the troops take massive amounts of food and other belongings from the property, but only a few of the slaves join the troops. As the men are debating whether to burn the property, a small slave boy named David runs from the house and Pryce takes him onto the mule he is riding as the soldiers beat a white woman who comes out to retrieve him.

In Chapter 2, General Kilpatrick and his troops are now...

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