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The Killer Angels Fabulous insight into the military mind the minds of men the minds of people dedicated to a cause greater than themselves Michael Shaara gives us a dozen characters worth caring about from both armies and then plunges them into one of the most terrible things in Americas history the Battle of Gettysburg The book is a great depiction on the American Civil War The book is repulsing the massive slaughter of Americans by Americans over human slavery There was also a highly accurate portrayal of the action and the command challenges at Gettysburg This is the story of the battle of Gettysburg told from the viewpoints of Robert E Lee and James Longstreet and some of the other men who fought there I have not consciously changed any factpgxiii Historical and military authors often find it tempting to display their research and learning ability by filling each paragraph with mindless babble Michael Shaara tells the story with vivid emotions He makes the reader feel like they were there in the camps under the artillery behind the stone wall marched bled and prayed that Lee would not order the charge Michael Shaara takes you there as soldiers saw the war and army life He showed the true sorrow and terror Yet you learn to love it Isnt that amazing Long marches and no rest up very early in the morning and asleep late in the rain and theres a marvelous excitement to it a joy to wake in the morning and feel the army all around you and see the campfires in the morning and smell the coffeepg125 Leadership in those days was all about character and conducting your self as a gentlemen Shaara wrote of Gen Armistead He was one of the men who would hold ground if it could be held he would die for a word He was a man to depend on and there was this truth about
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