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Two Major Battles; Two Different Roles

Lawrence R. Laboda

in From Selma to Appomattox

Published in print January 1997 | ISBN: 9780195109979
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199853892 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195109979.003.0012
Two Major Battles; Two Different Roles

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This chapter is composed of two parts. Part one talks about the movement of General Meade's troops and the events and decisions General Lee took to match up to this. The battle between the V corps and Jones brigade in the Southern right is described. Part two describes the march of Anderson's men throughout the wilderness and the gunfire that they were able to hear towards the north. Assault after assault came from the enemy.

Keywords: movements; events; battle; march; gunfire; assault

Chapter.  11095 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: History of the Americas

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