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The Killer Angels Most people think of the Civil War as a military battle between the North and South. Without studying the subject, they do not appreciate the facts that make up this historical event. When one reads the novel, The Killer Angels, the reader will have a much better perception and understanding of what actually happened during the war. The Killer Angels, which is written by Michael Shaara, tells the epic story of the great battle of Gettysburg, which left 50,000 Confederate and Union soldiers dead, wounded, or missing. The tale is told from the alternating points of view from several of each side’s significant participants. The book moves back and forth from the North and South perspective. Shaara portrays the terrible butchery of the three days’ fighting through the vividly ren- dered thoughts and emotions of men such as General Robert E. Lee, Major General John Buford from
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