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 Posted: Wed Feb 13th, 2008 06:18 pm
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Rebel Yell

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You are correct, J. Confederates under Ambrose Wright's command did break the union center on Cemetery Ridge on 2 July. However, as they were unsupported, they were forced to retreat.  As a result of, Wright supposedly told Pickett that getting there was easy, it was staying there that would be difficult.

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