4 edition of A night in Cold Harbor. found in the catalog.
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|Pagination||xvi, 93 p. :|
|Number of Pages||94|
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which meant there was more than enough daylight left before nightfall to probe the Confederate positions. While Grant initially considered returning to the West to oversee the execution of his strategy, he eventually decided to conduct his command of the war from the field, alongside the Army of the Potomac.
But of the thousands who fell under the brutal summer sun during the past five days, few are found alive. Compiled from the Records of the Old Family Business Arthur Humphreys, London 1914• For example, on the evening of May 5, Grant ordered an attack all along the line to be carried out at 4:30 a.
While the exact number of casualties has become an item of debate, no matter their total, Cold Harbor had been an unmitigated Federal disaster. Fox, Hubert The Beginning of Quakerism in Devon and Cornwall Privately printed 1985• This old road almost certainly originated as a pathway along the top of the medieval river embankment called the Blackwall.
Attempts to reach them almost certainly met death. Grant standing in front of tree poses with his Cold Harbor headquarters staff. Smith said that the entire concept made it apparent to him that there was no semblance of a military plan involved. Coldharbour Mill in 2009, viewed from the middle. These arrived in September 1791, bringing the to the West Country. Saturday, June 4 Moved last night from Hospital in Army Wagons for White House under rugged roads.
Its leadership failed, and failed miserably. Recently reinforced, Lee anticipated Grant's designs on Old Cold Harbor and dispatched cavalry under Brigadier Generals Matthew Butler and Fitzhugh Lee to the scene. Despite these setbacks, after discussing the issue with his key commanders, Grant still believed that attacking Lee in his present position was the best course of action.
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Why no such reconnaissance ever took place is one of the great mysteries surrounding Cold Harbor.
In a series of battles collectively known as the Overland Campaign, the Federals had suffered more than 50,000 casualties but had also forced Robert E.
The tail race which takes the water away from the waterwheel is unusual in that it runs under the combing shed in a wide culvert, before briefly reappearing and then running underground again for some 200 metres.
The only real reconnaissance was made during the fighting late on June 1, and much had probably changed.