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The Civil War: 1864 Overland Campaign

Ulysses S. Grant & Robert E. Lee

Ulysses S. Grant & Robert E. Lee

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Saturday, July 5, 2014

Civil War historians Peter Carmichael and Gordon Rhea talk about the 1864 Overland Campaign in Virginia, including the Battle of the Wilderness, Spotsylvania Courthouse and Cold Harbor. They explore the tactics of Generals Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant and compare the two leaders. This event was part of the Gettysburg College Civil War Institute's annual summer conference.

Updated: Monday, July 7, 2014 at 10:19am (ET)

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