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Dan Wegmueller: Artillery fire and carnage at Pickett's Charge
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There are few things on earth, if any, more terrifying than an artillery barrage. Death rains down from above, shattering trees and sending fragments of steel indiscriminately across the lines. On July 3, 1863, the third day of the Battle at Gettysburg, the Confederate Army opened up a massive artillery attack on the Union ranks.