Maps of Gettysburg, PA (1863) - Pickett's Charge, July 3, 1863

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Gettysburg - Pickett's Charge  Robert E. Lee met General Meade at Gettysburg and drove out the confederates.

Gettysburg - Pickett's Charge Robert E. Lee met General Meade at Gettysburg and drove out the confederates.

These men are a part of 50 Southerners who showed up at Gettysburg in 1913---- on the 50th anniversary of the battle. They survived the war, of course. But neater still, they are walking up Pickett's Charge, where they walked 50 years before and survived! And there weren't many of those even in 1863.

These men are a part of 50 Southerners who showed up at Gettysburg in on the anniversary of the battle. they are walking up Pickett's Charge, where they walked 50 years before and survived!

Survivors of Pickett's Charge walk the field their comrades fell upon. Gettysburg 50th anniversary, July 3, 1913.

Survivors of Pickett's Charge walk the field their comrades fell upon. Gettysburg 50th anniversary, July 3, 1913. [1073x741]

Survivors of Pickett's Charge walk the field their comrades fell upon. Gettysburg anniversary, July 1913 during the 50 year anniversary.

Gen. Lewis "Lo" Armistead, killed at Pickett's charge at Gettysburg. American Civil War

Lewis "Lo" Armistead, killed at Pickett's charge at Gettysburg, was also a veteran of the Mexican War as were many of the Generals of The Civil War.

Major General George E. Pickett, C.S.A. Known for the futile "Pickett's Charge" across open fields at Gettysburg into the teeth of the Union artillery, he was blamed for the loss of the "flower of the South." Many men died that day including descendants of George Washington. Pickett never recovered as a result of this debacle.

Major General George E. Pickett, of the Confederate States of America; Most famous for "Pickett's Charge" at Gettysburg 1863

The Bryan house on 2d Corps line, near scene of Pickett's Charge

The Bryan House on Corps Line, Near Scene of Pickett's Charge - Gettysburg, PA, July 1863

Gettysburg - Pickett's Charge, July 3, 1863 - 2:00 - 2:30PM

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Memorial Day: Civil War: Alonzo Hereford Cushing: At Battle of Gettysburg by staying at his guns, even though horribly wounded, during Pickett's Charge. His last act was to fire off his last gun before being struck in the mouth by a mine bullet, killing him. His first sergeant, Frederick Fuger actually fired the final shot after laying Cushing on the ground.

President Barack Obama awarded Civil War artillery officer Alonzo Cushing Medal of Honor, the country's highest award for bravery, on Thursday, 151 years after he was killed manning his guns at the Battle of Gettysburg.

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