Some people felt it was the turning point of the war, other’s called “Pickett’s” the most futile charge in American History. Join us as “The General” reveals Lee’s plan behind the scenes and what “Black Horse Cavalry” had to do with the Battle of Gettyburg. Years later, when asked why his charge at Gettyburg failed, General Pickett replied: ” I’ve always thought the Yankees had something to do with it.”
The Battle of Gettysburg will be the topic at the Third Civil War Dinner, Saturday April 27 at 6:00 p.m. General George A Custer, aka Steve Alexander, will reminisce about Gettysburg. Monroe County’s Fiddlesix will provide period music, a raffle for a locally made quilt and a silent auction will also be held. Proceeds go to Friends of the Museum for the publication of a book about Civil War veterans of Monroe County. Reservations are required and tickets cost $ 20. Call Chris at 734-652-1192 for tickets and further information.