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The Wilderness: Lee vs. Grant

May 5-7, 1864

Historian and author John Hennessy discusses the first clash between Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant at the Battle of the Wilderness.

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Result: Inconclusive
Estimated Casualties
29,800
Union
17,000
Confed.
13,000