The Wilderness to Spotsylvania
Lecture no. 36 from the course: The American Civil War
Taught by Professor Gary W. Gallagher | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
In many ways the war's pre-eminent confrontation, the Overland Campaign brought together each side's greatest captain in a novel and relentless combat. The prominence of Grant and Lee ensured that their contest would deeply affect civilian morale. The armies would battle fiercely and almost continuously from early May to mid-June.