The pain, joy, bloodshed, death, and sorrow of the Civil War are all contained in the book called, "The Killer Angels."This book will show you the thoughts, feelings and actions of many of the leaders of both armies.By reading this book you will get an in depth view of the bloodiest days of the Civil War.Even if you know absolutely nothing about this war, you can still read and understand everything that is portrayed.This story not only gives you the view of many of the major leaders, but it also gives you the maps an strategies used in this war.It also shows you the conflicts in making these strategies.This book has inspired many, but the true question is will it inspire you?Reading this book will cause you to be engulfed in the horrors, hardships, and glories of the Civil War.
The author's main purpose in writing this book is to inform and involve the reader.I believe that Michael Shaara gave the reader the true information and viewpoints.He wanted to get the reader hooked on the book.He did not want this book to be only read by historians and people that know a lot about the Civil War.He wanted this book to be able to be read by anyone.He did not want it to matter if you didn't know anything or a lot of things about the Civil War.This purpose is extremely difficult to achieve, but by using the style of writing that was used, he may have accomplished this goal.
The true main idea that the author writes about is the four bloodiest days of battle that in the end decided the Civil war.He includes all of the battles that occurred in that time span.These battles are either the smallest skirmishes or the fixed bayonet charge that was ordered by Chamberlain during the battle of Little Round Top.The battles were not only just mentioned.They were described in great detail.These battles included the actual fight and then the result of the battle such as casualties on both sides, an…