Abstract: A 7 page essay that examines Michael Shaara's fictionalized account of the Battle of Gettysburg as presented in his novel, The Killer Angels. In this book, Shaara takes the reader into the possible mindset of three of the principal players in that drama, Lee, Longstreet, and (for the Union) Chamberlain. The writer specifically looks at the decisions that Lee made in this battle, according to Shaara's account. No additional sources cited.
Subcatagory: U.S. History (19th Century)