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Pickett's Charge—The Last Attack at Gettysburg$
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Earl J. Hess

Print publication date: 2001

Print ISBN-13: 9780807826485

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: September 2014

DOI: 10.5149/9780807898390_hess

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Glory Enough

Glory Enough

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(p.341) Chapter 9 Glory Enough
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Pickett's Charge—The Last Attack at Gettysburg
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Earl J. Hess

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University of North Carolina Press
DOI:10.5149/9780807898390_hess.12

This chapter describes the aftermath of Pickett's Charge. Everyone—the armies, the prisoners, and even the wounded—eventually left Gettysburg, but they all took a bit of the battle with them. The Federals rejoiced over their repulse of the Rebel attack on July 3 and saw in Gettysburg proof that their cause was blessed. While the Yankees brought renewed faith from the battlefield, the Rebels took gloom and depression back home with them.

Keywords:   Civil War, battle of Gettysburg, Confederates, wounded, Federals

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