Wilderness Campaign


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Noun1.Wilderness Campaign - American Civil War; a series of indecisive battles in Grant's campaign (1864) against Lee in which both armies suffered terrible losses
battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse, Spotsylvania - a battle between the armies of Grant and Lee during the Wilderness Campaign
American Civil War, United States Civil War, War between the States - civil war in the United States between the North and the South; 1861-1865
Old Dominion, Old Dominion State, VA, Virginia - a state in the eastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies; one of the Confederate States in the American Civil War
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The Voices in the Wilderness campaign succeeded in sending 70 delegations to Iraq, all of which prompted greatly needed education and public discussion in cities and towns across the U.
The Maps of the Wilderness: An Atlas of the Wilderness Campaign, Including all Cavalry Operations, May 2-6, 1864
For every pint sold, $1 will go to Umpqua Watersheds' Crater Lake Wilderness Campaign, an effort to bring more protection within and around Crater Lake National Park through the designation of wilderness; Umpqua Watershed staff will be available to talk about the campaign and collect signatures, music from 4 p.
Leopold Karpeles (1838-1909) was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for his bravery as Color Sergeant--drawing fire as flag carrier of the 57th Massachusetts Regiment--during the May 1864 Wilderness Campaign in the Virginia woodlands, considered a turning point in the Civil War.
After Grant was promoted to overall command, we get the Wilderness Campaign in Virginia, the siege of Petersburg and Appomattox and the ending of the war.
1864--For two days, May 5-6, the Army of the Potomac battles the Army of Northern Virginia in a thickly wooded area north of Richmond In what*e known as The Wilderness Campaign.