The Papers of Ulysses S. Grant
June 1-August 15, 1864
ISBN10: 0809311178 ISBN13: 9780809311170 Contributors: Ferraro, William M. (Editor); Lisec, Aaron M. (Editor) Publisher: Southern Illinois Univ Pr Published: Apr 1 1984 Weight: 2.95lbs. Height: 10.00" Width: 7.00" Depth: 1.75" Language: English
Vol 11. Great condition.
On June 2, 1864, Ulysses S. Grant postponed until the following morning an assault on Confederate lines near Cold Harbor planned for that afternoon because of delays in positioning troops. In the meantime, Confederate forces strengthened their lines, and the assault became a slaughter that haunted Grant for the rest of his life. Thus began a summer of frustration for the general-in-chief of the U.S. Army. By failing to press their advantage, Major General William F. “Baldy