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The battle finally ended on July 3, when Lee ordered a disastrous charge at the heart of the Union defenses. This attack—known as “Pickett’s Charge” after one of the Confederate officers who led the offensive—ended in complete failure for the South. Union weaponry easily shattered the advance. Shocked by this disastrous turn of events, Lee gathered his battered army together and retreated back to Virginia. Lee faces a new enemy In the days following the Battle of Gettysburg, Lee expressed great sadness and disgust with his performance in Pennsylvania.
The rebel (Confederate) victory at Fredericksburg forced Burnside to abandon his offensive and cemented Lee’s reputation as a brilliant and daring military strategist. Lee’s greatest triumph In the spring of 1863, the Union Army mounted yet another offensive against Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia. Northern military and political leaders knew that if they could crush Lee’s army, Richmond and other important Southern cities would be vulnerable to Union attack, and the war could be brought to a close.
He also reshaped the school’s curriculum to provide more training in subjects like science and engineering. Lee also emerged as the war’s most beloved and respected figure in the South. His fabulous military record and his lifelong emphasis on personal honor and dignity made Robert E. Lee The Appomattox County home of Wilmer McLean, site of Robert E. Lee’s Confederate surrender to Union general Ulysses S. Grant. (Photography by Timothy O’Sullivan. ) 261 him very attractive to Southerners, who remained angry and upset over their defeat.