Unformatted text preview: as Pickets Charge. Confederate troops firing only once, let the Union skirmishers and artillery, firing grapeshot’s, start taking their toll on their army. After retreating behind a stone wall the Union held strong and finally beat out Lee’s army. The Confederates ended up losing 28,000 men and retreated back to the south from July 3 rd through 5 th while the Union only lost about 23,000 men. This also gave Lincoln his opportunity to deliver the Gettysburg address....
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- Spring '11
- Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Confederate States of America, General Lee, Confederate troops