Ulysses S. Grant's Second Petersburg Offensive

A. Wilson Greene analyzed Ulysses S. Grant’s lesser-known second Petersburg offensive, which took place in June 1864 as Union forces attempted to capture… read more

A. Wilson Greene analyzed Ulysses S. Grant’s lesser-known second Petersburg offensive, which took place in June 1864 as Union forces attempted to capture Petersburg, Virginia, before Confederate General Robert E. Lee could reinforce his lines around the city. Mr. Greene is the author of A Campaign of Giants: The Battle for Petersburg, Volume 1 - From the Crossing of the James to the Crater. The “Emerging Civil War” blog hosted this talk as part of a symposium on “Forgotten Battles of the Civil War.” close

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463175-5
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Spotsylvania, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 19, 2019 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Oct 27, 2019 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Oct 19, 2019 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 20, 2019 | 3:50am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 27, 2019 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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