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The Spotsylvania Campaign

Gary W. Gallagher


The Spotsylvania Campaign was a crucial period in the protracted confrontation between Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee in spring 1864. Approaching the campaign from a variety of perspectives, the contributors to this volume explore questions regarding high command, tactics, and strategy; the impact of continuous fighting on officers and soldiers in both armies; and the ways in which some participants chose to remember and interpret the campaign. They offer insight into the decisions and behavior of Lee and of Federal army leaders; the fullest descriptions to date of the horrific fighting at ... More

Keywords: Spotsylvania Campaign, Ulysses S. Grant, Robert E. Lee, high command, tactics, strategy, Bloody Angle, Lost Cause, Overland Campaign

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1998 Print ISBN-13: 9780807824023
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: July 2014 DOI:10.5149/9780807898376_gallagher


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gary W. Gallagher, editor

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