Pickett's Charge Maple Battlefield Tree Magnifying Glass
This product was made from the wood of a maple tree near where the infantry assault that beacme known as Pickett's Charge commenced on the afternoon of July 3, 1863. The assault was ordered by Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee against Maj. Gen. George G. Meade's Union positions on the last day of the Battle of Gettysburg.
Its futility was predicted by the charge's commander, Lt. Gen. James Longstreet, and it was a mistake from which the Southern war effort never fully recovered. The farthest point reached by the attack has been referred to as the high-water mark of the Confederacy.
The wood used to create this product is guaranteed to be from pieces legally acquired from a mighty maple tree that stood in the area where Pickett’s Charge advanced.
This tree was not a Witness Tree. It was not standing during the Battle of Gettysburg.
Available without engraving.