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A campaign of giants : the battle for Petersburg

Author: A Wilson Greene
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2018]-
Series: Civil War America (Series)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Grinding, bloody, and ultimately decisive, the Petersburg campaign was the Civil War's longest and among its most complex. Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee squared off for more than nine months in their struggle for Petersburg, the key to the Confederate capital at Richmond"--
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Greene, A. Wilson.
Campaign of giants.
Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2018]-
(DLC) 2017053873
(OCoLC)1005596795
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: A Wilson Greene
ISBN: 9781469638584 1469638584
OCLC Number: 1031847695
Description: 1 online resource (volumes cm.)
Contents: Volume 1. From the crossing of the James to the Crater.
Series Title: Civil War America (Series)
Other Titles: Battle for Petersburg
Responsibility: A. Wilson Greene.

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Grinding, bloody, and ultimately decisive, the Petersburg Campaign was the Civil War's longest and among its most complex. Full of fresh insights drawn from military, political, and social history, A  Read more...

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