July 20, 2024 – Session 7: Battle of Gettysburg “Fighting of July 3”

The fighting on the last day of the Battle of Gettysburg will be the focus of this session.  We start with a review of Lee’s plan for the resumption of the fighting in the morning and why it had to be altered.  The plans for a massive cannonade and then infantry assault was developed and carried out in what became known as Pickett’s Charge. Included will be why Lee thought the plan would succeed, and why the assault actually failed.


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