By Dan Abnett
'The desolate tract' encompassed a 70-square-mile expanse of almost impenetrable forest in important Virginia, so dense it made traditional war most unlikely. the 1st conflict of Lieutenant normal Ulysses S. Grant's 1864 Overland crusade opposed to the military of Northern Virginia, the wasteland witnessed the various fiercest struggling with of the Civil warfare. although outnumbered, normal Lee's forces posed stiff resistance to Grant's offensive. on the finish of the 3 day conflict, the end result was once doubtful, and the struggle resulted in a draw. Brilliantly illustrating one of many American Civil War's such a lot tactically tough battles, this caricature narrative brings to existence a totally new kind of battle; the likes of which had by no means been fought ahead of on American soil.
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