Synopsis by Kathleen Wildasin
Civil War Journal: Pickett's Charge is a 130-minute A&E historical documentary that examines Confederate Major General George E. Pickett's role in the Civil War. History paints Pickett's Charge as the movement responsible for the Confederate loss at Gettysburg. Did Pickett's arrogance cost the Confederates not only this critical battle but also the war? What role did Robert E. Lee and others play? These questions and many more are examined in this comprehensive program that includes reenactments, authentic photographs, and material from Civil War diaries. Other tapes in the Civil War Journal series are Civil War Journal: Days of Darkness, Civil War Journal: Robert E. Lee, and Civil War Journal: Zouaves!.
battle [war], Civil-War [US], Confederate, General, war