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Title -  Confederate General Lewis Armistead


Description -  Lewis Addison Armistead (February 18, 1817 - July 5, 1863), a career United States Army officer who became a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War.  On July 3, 1863, as part of Pickett's Charge during the Battle of Gettysburg, Armistead led his brigade to the farthest point reached by Confederate forces during the charge, a point now referred to as the high-water mark of the Confederacy.  However, he and his men were overwhelmed, and he was wounded and captured by Union troops.  He died in a field hospital two days later.


Description Source -  Library of Congress


Year -  ca. 1859

Confederate General Lewis Armistead, KIA at Gettysburg

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