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The Battle of Cold Harbor, May 26-June 5, 1864

Daniel T. Davis, Phillip S. Greenwalt

Format: Paperback, 192 pages
Price: 14.95
ISBN: 978-1-61121-187-0
eBook: 978-1-61121-188-7
On Sale: May 2014

12 maps, 177 images

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"Lee's army is really whipped," Federal commander Ulysses S. Grant believed. May 1864 had witnessed near-constant combat between his Army of the Potomac and the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia. Grant, unlike his predecessors, had not relented in his pounding of the Confederates. The armies clashed in the Wilderness and at Spotsylvania Courthouse and along the North Anna River. Whenever combat failed to break the Confederates, Grant resorted to maneuver. "I propose to fight it out along this line if it takes all summer," Grant vowed-and it had. Read More...



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About the Author

Daniel T. Davis

Daniel Davis has worked as a historian at Appomattox Court House National Historic Site and the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park. Read More...


Phillip S. Greenwalt

Phillip Greenwalt holds a B.A. in History from Wheeling Jesuit University and a M.A. in American History from George Mason University. Read More...


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