Definition of Pickett
1. Noun. American Confederate general known for leading a disastrous charge at Gettysburg (1825-1875).
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Literary usage of Pickett
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1. Library of Southern Literature by Edwin Anderson Alderman, Joel Chandler Harris, Charles William Kent (1909)
"His parents were Colonel William Raiford and Frances (Dickson) Pickett. ... Colonel Pickett was a merchant and planter. Both in North Carolina and in ..."
2. American Women: Fifteen Hundred Biographies with Over 1,400 Portraits: A by Frances Elizabeth Willard, Mary Ashton Rice Livermore (1897)
"Since going to his famous charge at Gettysburg and the three-day Consul of the United States to Cork, and has since Pickett on 151h September, 1863. a short ..."
3. Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography, Under the Editorial Supervision of Lyon edited by Lyon Gardiner Tyler (1915)
"Pickett, James Chamberlayne, was born in Fauquier county, Virginia, February 6, 1793. son of Colonel John and Elizabeth (Chamberlayne) Pickett; ..."
4. Lee Ad His Lieutenants: Comprising the Early Life, Public Services, and by Edward Albert Pollard (1867)
"Pickett in the " San Juan Difficulty."—Position of the State of Virginia in the Sectional ... From Vera Cruz to the city of Mexico, Pickett served as second ..."
5. A History of Kentucky and Kentuckians: The Leaders and Representative Men in by E. Polk Johnson, Lewis Publishing Company (1912)
"Captain Pickett was born near Washington. Kentucky. September 6. ... The demise of that worthy gentleman, Benjamin O. Pickett, occurred January 25, 1872, ..."