According to http://www.history.com/topics/george-edward-pickett George Pickett was a, U.S. military officer and later a confederate major general. He became a confederate general during the Civil War. Pickett graduated from West Point in 1846. Pickett also fought in the Mexican war according to http://www.civilwarhome.com/pickettbio.htm. George Pickett was put down in Civil War history as one of the main causes of losing. George was in charge of the charge against the Federal center on the third day at Gettysburg. Pickett fought in battles at New Berne, Petersburg, and Five Forks. George Pickett was married and had children.
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