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This Day In History July 3, 1863 – American Civil War: Pickett’s charge at Gettysburg

  On this day in 1863, troops under Confederate General George Pickett begin a massive attack against the center of the Union lines on the climactic third day of the Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, the largest engagement of the war.   For the first two days of the battle, General Robert E. Lee’s Army of …

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