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American Confederate general known for leading a disastrous charge at Gettysburg (1825-1875)

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It was founded by George Pickett, John Beiser and Robert Priddy, who met while working at Southern Airways.
This collection was supposedly written during the Civil War by Confederate General George Pickett to his fiancee, but she actually wrote the letters herself, Holmes concludes.
Verminous War Criminals such as Quantrill, Jefferson Davis, George Pickett, (he of the "courageous charge"), and Nathan Bedford Forrest were responsible for hundreds of such atrocities against Union Loyalists in both North and South.
The idea of Halliburton drilling off the Veracruz coast would send more chills down the spine of a self-respecting Mexican than 19th century images of George Pickett going over the wall at Chapultepec Castle.
The film included interviews with descendants of Andrew Jackson, Frederick Douglass, and Civil War general George Pickett among others.
Park historian Vouri has become a scrape expert: he has finished a book on it and performed a one-man show on the life of George Pickett.
Among the notable figures discussed are George Armstrong Custer, George Pickett, Jefferson Davis, Philip Sheridan, James Longstreet, and "washouts" such as Edgar Allan Poe and James McNeill Whistler who failed to complete their studies altogether.
The climactic events of the third day, Longstreet's corps-sized attack, commonly referred to as Pickett' s Charge in honor of George Pickett, the Virginian who led one of the three divisions, are vividly described and fairly critiqued.
George Pickett in ``Gettysburg'') is given the most screen time, but never comes alive under the weight of all the solemnity.
Harney promptly sent a hundred troops under Captain George Pickett, later of "Pickett's Charge" fame at Gettysburg, to occupy the island.