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Cold Harbor

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Petersburg
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Ulysses S. Grant
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Robert E. Lee

Definition: Grant's last full frontal assault against Lee's lines. Losses were extremely heavy (6,000 Federals in one hour), as Confederates were dug in and only too happy to fire away at conveniently charging targets. Grant sidestepped again and headed for Petersburg.

Related Resources:
Cold Harbor Battle Map
Follow the troop movements.

The Civil War
The Civil War was one of the most devastating events in American History. Read about the causes, see the heroes, and share the horror. Start here.

Elsewhere on the Web:
The Battle of Cold Harbor
Discover just how devastating this battle was.

Cold Harbor Battlefield
See the battlefield, as it is now and as it was then.

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