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Battles of 1864. The Battle of the Wilderness Virginia The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House Virginia The Battle of Cold Harbor Virginia. Battles of 1864. The Battle of Petersburg Virginia The Battle of Nashville Tennessee. The Battle of the Wilderness.

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Battles of 1864
Battles of 1864

  • The Battle of the Wilderness

    • Virginia

  • The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House

    • Virginia

  • The Battle of Cold Harbor

    • Virginia


Battles of 18641
Battles of 1864

  • The Battle of Petersburg

    • Virginia

  • The Battle of Nashville

    • Tennessee


The battle of the wilderness
The Battle of the Wilderness

  • Also known as Combats at Parker’s Stone, Craig’s Meeting House, Todd’s Tavern, Brock Road, the Furnaces.

  • Took place on May 5-7, 1864.

Grant


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The Battle of the Wilderness

  • American Commanders were Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant and Major General George G. Meade.

  • Confederate Commander was General Robert E. Lee.


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The Battle of the Wilderness

  • Size of American force was 101,895.

  • Size of Confederate Force was about 61,025.

  • The American losses were 18,400.

  • The Confederate losses were 11,400.

Lee


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The Battle of the Wilderness

  • Union general James S. Wadsworth and Alexander Hays were killed.

  • Confederate generals John M. Jones, Micah Jenkins, and Leroy A. Stafford were killed.

Lee


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The Battle of the Wilderness

  • Inconclusive but Grant continued his offensive.


The battle of spotsylvania court house
The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House

  • Also known as Combats at Laurel Hill and Corbin’s Bridge (May 8), Ni River (May 9); Laurel Hill, Po River, and Bloody Angle (May 10); Salient or Bloody Angle (May 12-13); Piney Branch Church (May 15); Harrison House (May 18); Harris Farm (May 19).

Grant


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The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House

  • Took place May 8-21, 1864.

  • American Commanders were Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant and Major General George G. Meade.

  • Confederate Commander was General Robert E. Lee.


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The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House

  • Size of American force was 100,000.

  • Size of Confederate Force was about 52,000.

  • The American losses were 18,000.

  • The Confederate losses were 12,000.

Lee


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The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House

  • Union generals Sedgwick and Rice were killed.

  • Confederate generals Johnson and Steuart were captured, Daniel and Perrin mortally wounded.

Lee


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The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House

  • Inconclusive but Grant continued his offensive.


The battle of cold harbor
The Battle of Cold Harbor

  • Also known as The Second Battle of Cold Harbor.

  • Took place May 31-June 12, 1864.

  • American Commanders were Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant and Major General George G. Meade.

  • Confederate Commander was General Robert E. Lee.

Grant


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The Battle of Cold Harbor

  • Size of American force was 108,000.

  • Size of Confederate Force was about 62,000.

  • The American losses were 13,000.

  • The Confederate losses were 2,500.

  • Confederate victory.



The battle of petersburg
The Battle of Petersburg

  • Also known as Assault on Petersburg.

  • Took place on June 15-18, 1864.

  • American Commanders were Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant and Major General George G. Meade.

  • Confederate Commanders were General Robert E. Lee and P.G.T. Beauregard.

Grant


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The Battle of Petersburg

  • Size of American force was 62,000.

  • Size of Confederate Force was about 42,000.

  • The American losses were 8,150.

  • The Confederate losses were 3,236.


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The Battle of Petersburg

  • Union Gen. James St. Clair Morton, chief engineer of the IX Corps, was killed on June 17.

  • Confederate victory.

Beauregard



The battle of nashville
The Battle of Nashville

  • Took place on December 15-16, 1864.

  • American Commander was Major General George H. Thomas.

  • Confederate Commander was General John Bell Hood.

Thomas


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The Battle of Nashville

  • Union forces were called the IV Army Corps, Detachment of the Army of the Tennessee, provisional detachment, and cavalry corps.

  • Confederate forces called the Army of Tennessee.

Hood


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The Battle of Nashville

  • American forces of 55,000.

  • Confederate forces of 23,000.

  • The American losses were 23.

  • The Confederate losses were 65.

  • Union victory.

  • Army of Tennessee ceases as an effective fighting force.