George E. Pickett

George Pickett

George E. Pickett is born in Richmond, Virginia

January 16, 1825

Pickett fought in the Mexican-American war

1846 - 1848

Pickett graduates last in his class at West Point

1846

Pickett is promoted to Colonel of the Confederate Army

1861 - January 14, 1862

Pickett is promoted to Brigadier General

January 14, 1862 - Oct. 1862

Pickett is shot at Gaines' Mill and is forced to step down

Sept. 1862 - Oct. 1862

He is promoted to Major General

Oct. 1862 - April 1, 1865

Pickett's division participates in Pickett's charge

July 3, 1863

Pickett surrenders at Five Forks

April 1, 1865

Pickett dies at age 50

July 30, 1875

Wars

Mexican-American War

1846 - 1848

Civil War

1861 - 1865