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July 03, 2020

Pickett’s March

157 years. July 3, 1863. 2:05 to 2:30 PM. Gettysburg. Mainly a march. Not a charge. A hot day. Over 1100 CSA men died in that cornfield alone headed toward Emmitsburg Rd. 1,123 to be exact. In 25 minutes. They don’t know what love is. They’ve no idea. I love you all.

Below: Pickett's march from the Confederate line looking toward the Union lines. Ziegler's Grove on the left; clump of trees on right. By Edwin Forbes (1839-1895)


Posted by JD Hull at July 3, 2020 06:59 PM


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