Garnett

Display Name: 
Garnett
Sort Name: 
Garnett, General Richard
Race: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Class: 
Upper Class
Rank: 
Peripheral
Vitality: 
Dead
Occupation: 
Armed Forces
Specific Job: 
Confederate Officer
Date of Birth: 
Friday, November 21, 1817
Origin: 
Virginia
Cause of Death: 
War
Biography: 

Richard Garnett's brigade led Pickett's Charge, the disastrous attack on the Union center at Gettysburg. He was trying to compensate for a stain on his military record when, feverish and injured, he insisted on leading his men from the front, on horseback. He was killed just before reaching the enemy lines.

Ontological Status: 
Historical/Real
Individual or Group: 
Individual
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