The Papers of Ulysses S. Grant: June 1-August 15, 1864

The Papers of Ulysses S. Grant

June 1-August 15, 1864

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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

Notes from Magers and Quinn

Vol 11. Great condition.

Publisher's Comments

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

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