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The Killer Angels: The Classic Novel of the Civil War (Civil War Trilogy)

 
 
 
 
The Killer Angels: The Classic Novel of the Civil War (Civil War Trilogy)
Author: Michael Shaara
ISBN 13: 9780345348104
ISBN 10: 345348109
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Publication Date: 1987-08-12
Format: Mass Market Paperback
Pages: 355
List Price: $7.99
 
 

After more than a quarter of a century and three million copies in print, Michael Shaara s Pulitzer Prize-winning Civil War classic, The Killer Angels, remains as vivid and powerful as the day it was originally published.

July 1863. The Confederate Army of Northern Virginia is invading the North. General Robert E. Lee has made this daring and massive move with seventy thousand men in a determined effort to draw out the Union Army of the Potomac and mortally wound it. His right hand is General James Longstreet, a brooding man who is loyal to Lee but stubbornly argues against his plan. Opposing them is an unknown factor: General George Meade, who has taken command of the Army only two days before what will be perhaps the crucial battle of the Civil War.

In the four most bloody and courageous days of our nation s history, two armies fight for two conflicting dreams. One dreams of freedom, the other of a way of life. More than rifles and bullets are carried into...