Osprey Campaign 208 - Petersburg 1864-65: The Longest Siege

Название: Osprey Campaign 208 - Petersburg 1864-65: The Longest Siege
Автор: Ron Field
Издательство: Osprey Publishing
ISBN: 1846033551
Год: 2009
Формат: PDF
Страниц: 96
Размер: 103,9 МБ
Язык: Английский

In 1864 General Ulysses S. Grant decided to strangle the life out of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia by surrounding the city of Petersburg and cutting off General Robert E. Lee’s supply lines. The ensuing siege would carry on for nearly ten months, involve 160,000 soldiers, and see a number of pitched battles including the Battle of the Crater, Reams Station, Hatcher’s Run, and White Oak Road. After nearly ten months, Grant launched an attack that sent the Confederate army scrambling back to Appomattox Court House where it would soon surrender.
Written by an expert on the American Civil War, this book examines the last clash between the armies of U.S. Grant and Robert E. Lee.


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