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Buster Kilrain

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Buster Kilrain is the only fictional character in Michael Shaara's 1974 novel about the American Civil War Battle of Gettysburg, The Killer Angels. [1]

19 relations: American Civil War, Anachronism, Battle of Gettysburg, Belfast, Buster Keaton, Gettysburg (1993 film), Gods and Generals (film), Gods and Generals (novel), Jeff Shaara, Joshua Chamberlain, Kevin Conway (actor), Little Round Top, Michael Shaara, Portmanteau, Private (rank), Sergeant, Steve Earle, The Killer Angels, 20th Maine Volunteer Infantry Regiment.

American Civil War

The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.

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Anachronism

An anachronism (from the Greek ἀνά ana, "against" and χρόνος khronos, "time") is a chronological inconsistency in some arrangement, especially a juxtaposition of persons, events, objects, or customs from different periods of time.

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Battle of Gettysburg

The Battle of Gettysburg (with an sound) was fought July 1–3, 1863, in and around the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, by Union and Confederate forces during the American Civil War.

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Belfast

Belfast (is the capital city of Northern Ireland, located on the banks of the River Lagan on the east coast of Ireland.

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Buster Keaton

Joseph Frank "Buster" Keaton (October 4, 1895 – February 1, 1966) was an American actor, comedian, film director, producer, screenwriter, and stunt performer.

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Gettysburg (1993 film)

Gettysburg is a 1993 American epic war film written and directed by Ronald F. Maxwell, adapted from the historical novel The Killer Angels (1974) by Michael Shaara, about the Battle of Gettysburg during the American Civil War.

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Gods and Generals (film)

Gods and Generals is a 2003 American period war drama film written and directed by Ronald F. Maxwell.

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Gods and Generals (novel)

Gods and Generals is a novel which serves as a prequel to Michael Shaara's 1974 Pulitzer Prize-winning work about the Battle of Gettysburg, The Killer Angels.

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Jeff Shaara

Jeffrey M. "Jeff" Shaara (born February 21, 1952) is an American novelist, the son of Pulitzer Prize winner Michael Shaara.

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Joshua Chamberlain

Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain (born Lawrence Joshua Chamberlain, September 8, 1828February 24, 1914) was an American college professor from the State of Maine, who volunteered during the American Civil War to join the Union Army.

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Kevin Conway (actor)

Kevin John Conway (born May 29, 1942) is an American actor and film director.

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Little Round Top

Little Round Top is the smaller of two rocky hills south of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania—the companion to the adjacent, taller hill named Big Round Top.

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Michael Shaara

Michael Shaara (June 23, 1928 – May 5, 1988) was an American author of science fiction, sports fiction, and historical fiction.

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Portmanteau

A portmanteau or portmanteau word is a linguistic blend of words,, p. 644 in which parts of multiple words or their phones (sounds) are combined into a new word, as in smog, coined by blending smoke and fog, or motel, from motor and hotel.

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Private (rank)

A private is a soldier of the lowest military rank (equivalent to NATO Rank Grades OR-1 to OR-3 depending on the force served in).

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Sergeant

Sergeant (abbreviated to Sgt and capitalized when used as a named person's title) is a rank in many uniformed organizations, principally military and policing forces.

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Steve Earle

Stephen Fain Earle (born January 17, 1955) is an American rock, country and folk singer-songwriter, record producer, author and actor.

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The Killer Angels

The Killer Angels (1974) is a historical novel by Michael Shaara that was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1975.

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20th Maine Volunteer Infantry Regiment

The 20th Maine Volunteer Infantry Regiment was a volunteer regiment of the United States Army (Union Army) during the American Civil War (1861-1865), most famous for its defense of Little Round Top at the Battle of Gettysburg in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1-3, 1863.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buster_Kilrain

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