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Pickett’s Charge

  • Civil War Times Magazine

    Yankee Super Gun

    Could two batteries of 4.5-inch rifles have prevented Pickett’s Charge? As the Army of the Potomac moved north toward Gettysburg late in June 1863, trying to track down the Army of Northern Virginia, the men of Batteries B and M, 1st...

  • Civil War Times Magazine

    One Mile of Open Ground

    Was Pickett’s Charge Lee’s best chance for winning Gettysburg? Pickett’s Charge at Gettysburg on July 3, 1863, is probably the most famous single military action to take place on American soil. Reliable estimates place the number of...

  • America's Civil War Magazine

    Just Before Pickett Charged

    The artillery barrage is one of 35 events covered in a new Gettysburg field guide. Gettysburg National Military Park can be explored a number of ways, but for those who prefer not to use a ranger-guided or auto-stop tour, a new book by...

  • America's Civil War Magazine

    America’s Civil War Book Review: Gettysburg- The Last Invasion

    Gettysburg: The Last Invasion Allen C. Guelzo, Knopf, 2013, $35 William Faulkner famously wrote, “For every Southern boy fourteen years old…there is the instant when it’s still not yet two o’clock on that July afternoon in 1863.”...


    Killed at Gettysburg

    Letters reveal pain of those left behind. In the weeks following the July 1863 Battle of Gettysburg, tens of thousands of families waited anxiously for word of the fate of their loved ones and friends serving in the contending armies. Had...