Friday, July 29, 2016

Wilderness and Spotsylvania 1864, Andy Nunez.

Wilderness and Spotsylvania 1864, Andy Nunez
Looks at two very different battles - the Wilderness, fought in dense woodland and notable for the confusion on both sides, and Spotsylvania, where Union forces made a series of attempts to storm strong Confederate field works. These were the battles where Grant began to come to grips with the abilities and limits of the Army of the Potomac, and in particular a command structure that included political appointees and officers appointed by a series of previous commanders of the army. 
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