Gettysburg, Pennsylvania in Go Down, Moses (Location)

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Gettysburg
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The site of a Civil War battle fought from July 1–3, 1863, in and around the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The battle incurred the largest number of casualties of the war. In his argument about Southern history with his cousin Ike, Roth Edmonds names "Cemetery Ridge" (272), the site of Pickett's failed Confederate infantry charge against the Union army on the last day of the battle.

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Site of Event
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Combat Zone

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