Virginia History with Rick Britton: Walking Pickett’s Charge

Virginia History with Rick Britton

Airing on the second and fourth Sundays of each month, CPN’s Dan Gould talks with with local award-winning historian and cartographer, Rick Britton about a wide range of subjects from Virginia’s colorful 18th and 19th centuries.

In this episode, Dan talks to Rick by telephone as he walks historic Pickett’s charge, the climatic conclusion to the Civil War’s Battle of Gettysburg. Roughly 1/2 of the 440 soldiers from Charlottesville and Albemarle were killed or wounded in just one hour. Our podcast was recorded on October 28, 2011.

Join us next time on Sunday November 27, 2011 when Rick will talk about life on the road for a Civil War soldier.

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