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Lee's Failure to Entrench

Lee's Failure to Entrench

“Lee took longer to learn from his experience that the frontal assault contributed only to attrition without victory than any other field commander in the Civil War.”[i] Edward Hagerman covers in detail the practices of the Federal and Confederate armies...
Civil War History Phrase of the Day – The Flying Column

Civil War History Phrase of the Day – The Flying Column

Supply and logistics were a huge challenge for the Army of the Potomac and this was certainly true as General Joseph Hooker (above, 1814 Р1879) contemplated moving his massive 163,000 man army offensively against Lee near the Rappahannock in the Spring of 1863....