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Why did General Robert E. Lee order Pickett’s Charge on July 3, 1863 considering his previous experiences and successes thus far during the Civil War?

What factors motivated Lee and his men to fully commit themselves to charge a fortified enemy realizing that their actions could potentially change the overall outcome of the war?

How and why did Pickett’s Charge prove to be a catalyst that aided in the eventual defeat of the Confederate States of America regardless of Lee’s careful planning and preparation?

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