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Written by Jeffrey Shaara after his father Michael 's death in , the novel relates events from through during the American Civil War , ending just as the two armies march toward Gettysburg. In Gods and Generals was made into a film directed by Ronald F. Maxwell and starring Robert Duvall and Jeff Daniels. The film shares most of its cast with Gettysburg , the film adaptation of The Killer Angels. Copying his father's approach of focusing on the most important officers of the two armies General Robert E. Thomas J. General Hancock, for instance, spends much of the novel dreading the day he will have to fire on his friend in the Confederate Army , Lewis "Lo" Armistead.
How does history regard soldiers in later wars such as World War II and Vietnam who "just followed orders"? Find out more about OverDrive accounts. Shaara shows us the difficulty on both sides in the early days of the war, the clash of egos, the concern for reputation that made "quick actions and smooth organization impossible". He just ran out of nerve," Couch says. Next we are introduced to Jackson, a hero of the Mexican War, wracked with personal loss, the death of his former wife and child, the child of his second wife, the childhood loss of his mother. He transfers field command to Couch but orders his army to withdraw to "the safety of the river.