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The Wilderness Campaign
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Eight original essays probe the political and military significance of the Virginia battle that began the epic confrontation between Generals Lee and Grant that would culminate 11 months later in Lee's surrender at Appomattox.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright, Dedication
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  1. Contents
  2. p. vii
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. ix-xv
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  1. 1. Great Expectations: Ulysses S. Grant, the Northern Press, and the Opening of the Wilderness Campaign
  2. pp. 1-35
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  1. 2. Our Hearts Are Full of Hope: The Army of Northern Virginia in the Spring of 1864
  2. pp. 36-65
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  1. 3. I Dread the Spring: The Army of the Potomac Prepares for the Overland Campaign
  2. pp. 66-106
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  1. 4. Union Cavalry in the Wilderness: The Education
  2. pp. 107-135
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  1. 5. Escaping the Shadow of Gettysburg: Richard S. Ewell and Ambrose Powell Hill at the Wilderness
  2. pp. 136-159
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  1. 6. "Lee to the Rear," the Texans Cried
  2. pp. 160-200
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  1. 7. The Other Grant: Lewis A. Grant and the Vermont Brigade in the Battle of the Wilderness
  2. pp. 201-235
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  1. 8. Like a Duck on a June Bug: James Longstreet's Flank Attack, May 6,1864
  2. pp. 236-264
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  1. Bibliographic Essay
  2. pp. 265-267
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  1. Contributors
  2. pp. 269-270
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 271-283
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