George G. Meade Videos

Last Charge at Gettysburg

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Last Charge at Gettysburg

(4 min) tv-pg

General Robert E. Lee disregards a basic principle of military strategy and orders his forces to attack Union troops perched on the high ground at Cemetary Ridge. Known as Pickett's Charge, the maneuver was a disastrous end to the three-day battle.