PANEL 1: Federal infantry and
artillery hurry toward the fighting at The
Angle. Major General W.S. Hancock is shown
with his staff at the left center and
beyond, at the top of the picture, is
Little Round Top.
PANEL 2: Pickett's Charge reached
its climax when the Confederates, dressed
in brown, followed their red battle flags
into the Union line at the Copse of Trees.
These trees seen in the upper left, mark
the Union center, the objective of
Pickett's Charge. Confederate General
Armistead falls mortally wounded to the
right of the flags.
PANEL 3: Pickett's Charge reaches
its climax at The Angle. Union troops, in
the foreground, meet the advancing
Confederates and hurl them back. The
Codori buildings may been seen at the top
of the card.
PANEL 4: The
Angle, in the foreground, and the field of
Pickett's Charge. The Confederates, beyond
the exploding ammunition chest and
advancing across the fields, have come
from Seminary Ridge marked by the trees
and smoke in the background.
PANEL 5: Tradition holds that
French artist, Paul Philippoteaux,
identified himself with the Cyclorama by
portraying himself as the Union officer
standing beneath the tree to the right. He
watches Pettigrew's Division advancing
from Seminary Ridge.
PANEL 6: The
stone wall north of The Angle and the
Bryan barn. Wounded are being evacuated on
PANEL 7: Arnold's Rhode Island
Battery in action north of The Angle and
Copse of Trees.
PANEL 8: Hospital. A surgeon
amputates the leg of a wounded man in the
shed on the right.
PANEL 9: A
New York battery gallops towards the
fighting near the Copse of Trees.
PANEL 10: Major General George
Meade, commander of the Army of the
Potomac, as shown with his staff on the
right at the edge of the Wheatfield.
Meade's Chief of Artillery, Brigadier
General Henry J. Hunt, watches the
fighting in The Angle from the gray horse
in the foreground.