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Cold Harbor to the Crater : the end of the Overland Campaign

Author: Gary W Gallagher; Caroline E Janney
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2015] ©2015
Series: Military campaigns of the Civil War.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Between the end of May and the beginning of August 1864, Lt. Gen. U.S. Grant and Gen. R.E. Lee oversaw the transition between the Overland campaign and what became a gruelling, eight and a half month investment of Petersburg that eventually compelled Confederates to abandon Richmond. Although many historians have marked Grant's crossing of the James on June 12-15 as the close of the campaign, this volume, the tenth  Read more...
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Cold Harbor to the Crater
(DLC) 2015010513
(OCoLC)905970120
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gary W Gallagher; Caroline E Janney
ISBN: 9781469625355 1469625350 9781469625348 1469625342
OCLC Number: 915940838
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations, maps
Contents: Introduction / Gary W. Gallagher and Caroline E. Janney --
The two generals who resist each other: perceptions of Grant and Lee in the summer of 1864 / Gary W. Gallagher --
Repairing an army: a look at the new troops in the Army of Northern Virginia in May and June 1864 / Robert E.L. Krick --
I told him to go on: enduring Cold Harbor / Kathryn Shively Meier --
Breastworks are good things to have on battlefields: Confederate engineering operations and field fortifications in the Overland Campaign / Keith S. Bohannon --
Francis Channing Barlow's Civil War / Joan Waugh --
Grant's disengagement from Cold Harbor: June 12-13, 1864 / Gordon C. Rhea --
We will finish the war here: Confederate morale in the Petersburg trenches, June and July 1864 / M. Keith Harris --
A war thoroughfare: Confederate civilians and the Siege of Petersburg / Caroline E. Janney --
The devil himself could not have checked them: fighting with Black soldiers at the Crater / Kevin M. Levin --
The Battle of the Crater in recent fiction / Stephen Cushman.
Series Title: Military campaigns of the Civil War.
Responsibility: edited by Gary W. Gallagher and Caroline E. Janney.

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Between the end of May and the beginning of August 1864, Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant and Gen. Robert E. Lee oversaw the transition between the Overland campaign and what became a grueling siege of  Read more...

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