The Extraordinary Story of the Battle of Gettysburg

 

 

 

ArtilleryGeneral LongstreetAt 1:00 p.m., the largest cannonade that ever occurred on the North American continent preceded the planned charge. Unknown to General Longstreet, in charge of the famous assault, the cannon fire, which was to decimate the Union center overshot their target and did nothing more than devastate farm fields far behind the Union troops. Picture left: Artillery. Picture right: General James Longstreet.

 

 

 

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