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Because he ordered all of his men at once to attack instead of setting up his artillery etc. it was a risky plan due to him risking his men.

Furthermore, Confederate General Robert E. Lee falsely believed that the Union center was weak, when, in fact, the opposite was true.

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because lee should have lissened to long street

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