Two-thirds of the troops in Pickett’s Charge are drawn from A.P. Hill’s corps of R.E. Lee’s army.

On the third day of the Battle of Gettysburg, Confederate general A. P. Hill’s Third Corps participates in the famous frontal assault known as Pickett’s Charge. Two-thirds of the troops are Hill’s, while a third belongs to James Longstreet. Neither general seems inclined to take full responsibility.

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