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    In a letter to the reader, Michael Shaara states that his purpose is similar to Stephen Crane's in The Red Badge of Courage. He wishes to display history not as cold facts, but rather in such a way that the reader can live the history. This is to be accomplished through extensive detail of the emotions of the men, the atmosphere of the battle, and strategies of the commanding officers. Accepting this as Shaara's intent, it can be justifiably stated that he succeeds in his objective. The Killer Angels

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    Army Soldier Narrative

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    wrong started off differently. It was similar to a typical day. The sun’s light captured everything in sight like a mother hugging a child and giving it warmth. I rose from my dark oak bed from the unpleasant bites from mosquitoes. I , one of the confederate generals, am proud to say that our side won the battle yesterday. It was a pleasure seeing of my comrades to go and live their own lives. That would explain the surge of energy running through my blood vessels. I started off with my breakfast. Walking

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    and bloodier by the day. Howard Bahr’s The Black Flower: A Novel of the Civil War takes place in the most tranquil time of the year in 1864. Bushrod Carter, a young Confederate rifleman, leaves his Mississippi town to fight in the Tennessee Army under General John Bell Hood. The story follows Bushrod and a few of his fellow Confederates through the months leading up to the Battle of Franklin on November 30, 1864. Bahr writes the story with great historical accuracy and vivid imagery. The story documents

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    War: The Great Equalizer

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    Humankind has constantly been at war. From fighting over land, riches, or power to fighting for “more complex” or “more honorable” ideals such as freedom or equality, man has never had a lack of things to fight over. It is almost as if it is something innate, born and passed through generations. It has great consequences – both for the people fighting and for the civilians who watch their countries descend into turmoil – and yet, it is seen as a necessary evil. In The Red Badge of Courage, Stephen

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    The Lottery

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    paper ... ...and escaping to freedom. So much detail was put into the section of Peyton escaping only to be brought back to the reality of his death. Another example of irony within the story was when the Union soldier disguised himself as a Confederate soldier and convinced Peyton to try to burn the railroad tracks laid by the advancing Union soldiers. It was a piece of cake for the Union soldier to lurer Peyton into his trap. Meanwhile while this soldier is leading Peyton to his death, the reader

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    gods and generals

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    Gods and Generals, 2003, Colonel Joshua Chamberlain (JEFF DANIELS), Confederate Generals Robert E. Lee (ROBERT DUVALL), Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson (STEPHEN LANG), Maj. Gen. Joseph Hooker (MAC BUTLER), and Capt. Alexander ‘Sandie’ Pendleton (JEREMY LONDON). The movie Gods and Generals is a portrayal of the actions that were illustrated very eloquently and captivatingly in the book Gods and Generals, written by Jeff Shaara. The movie even though was less than mediocre in its appeal was full of accurate

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    to have betrayed Korea, Sun-hee supported her, and was still friends with her. In Seymour Reit’s “Behind Rebel Lines” after Emma trusts Mrs. Butler and tells Mrs. Butler her secret of being a woman in the army. Mrs. Butler could have turned Emma into the Army and have her kicked out of the army but does not and becomes friends with Emma. Mrs. Butler also supports Emma when she decides to become a spy and helps her with some of her disguises. Sun-hee’s friend and Emma were in a bad situation, but

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    American Civil War. W.P. Inman is a confederate soldier, who like many confederate soldiers is reconsidering the “cause” and whether or not his sacrifice was warranted. We learn that when he ventures away from Cold Mountain, his home in North Carolina, for the first time he see the persecution of blacks in way he had not before. This compounded with the longing for his love, Ada Monroe, and the death that surrounded him compels him to risk death and desert the army and to return home to his love. I've

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    “’What a cruel thing war is…to fill our hearts with hatred instead of love for our neighbors,’” (“Robert”). This quote by the famed Confederate General Robert E. Lee expresses in short the myth of war. This myth brings with it many lies and dark secrets. From the destruction of culture, to the desensitizing of one’s moral compass, the things brought forth by the myth of war have a profound effect on all those actively involved with it whether they realize it or not. The darkest of these lies however

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    the streets of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania were deserted as Confederate Soldiers searched the town for shoes and other supplies. Little did Confederate General Henry Heth know that a corps of Union Cavalry, led by Brigadier General John Buford, was approaching the small city from the south. The decisions that Buford will choose to make over the next two days will later give Gettysburg the name, "the turning point of the Civil War for the Union Army" and leave Buford's name in the history books. Founder

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