The Battle of Gettysburg: Pickett's Charge, by Peter Frederick Rothermel, 1870.
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An oil on canvas of an epic Civil War battle scene

Credit: Courtesy of the State Museum of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission

Peter Frederick Rothermel devoted almost five years to his monumental 16 by 32 foot painting of The Battle of Gettysburg: Pickett's Charge (1870). This canvas and other smaller Rothermel paintings of the battle are on display at the State Museum of Pennsylvania.

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