Joe, You were telling me you had a relative who was in the 15th Alabama at Gettysburg. The 15th Alabama had marched 13 miles to get to Gettysburg. Their first action was to take Big Round Top. Many of the men fainted on the way up because they had no water. Following taking Big Round Top They were ordered to take Little Round Top This was portrayed in the movie Gettysburg. The following link shows the famous bayonet charge by Chamberlain down the hill. The unit they are charging against is the 15th Alabama! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bqT8PMBtIKI&feature=related Did you get goose bumps watching it? What do you think?
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