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The Killer Angels

Michael Shaara

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Chamberlain, Joshua L. Bayonet Forward: My Civil War Reminiscences. Gettysburg, Pennsylvania: S. Clarke Military Books, 1994.

Coddington, Edwin B. The Gettysburg Campaign: A Study in Command. New York: Scribners, 1968.

Hartwig, D. Scott. A Killer Angels Companion. Gettysburg, Pennsylvania: Thomas Publications, 1996.

Longstreet, James. From Manassas to Appomattox : Memoirs of the Civil War in America. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Co., 1896.

McPherson, James M. Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era. New York: Oxford University Press, 1988.

Pfanz, Harry. Gettysburg: The First Day. Chapel Hill, North Carolina: University of North Carolina Press, 2001.

Symonds, Craig L., ed. American Heritage History of the Battle of Gettysburg. New York: HarperCollins, 2001.

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by lcstrasser, October 08, 2013

Possible on doing something is better than nothing. Because the Calvary scout did not do his job the rest of the confederate side was blind to the upcoming battle. Also the general whom was ordered to attack the union on top of the hill failed to do so which also contributed to the failure of the confederates in this battle.

other Note: chamberlain is very tactically well rounded and was smart enough to win the battle defensively, general lee's over aggressiveness ended up being his downfall.

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who didn't do his job?

by martha1spur, May 27, 2014

The cavalry scout, Harrison, did his job. It was General J.E.B. Stuart who didn't track the Yankees.

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