By Dan Abnett
'The desert' encompassed a 70-square-mile expanse of just about impenetrable wooded area in significant Virginia, so dense it made traditional battle very unlikely. the 1st conflict of Lieutenant common Ulysses S. Grant's 1864 Overland crusade opposed to the military of Northern Virginia, the desert witnessed a number of the fiercest scuffling with of the Civil conflict. although outnumbered, normal Lee's forces posed stiff resistance to Grant's offensive. on the finish of the 3 day conflict, the result was once doubtful, and the struggle resulted in a draw. Brilliantly illustrating one of many American Civil War's such a lot tactically demanding battles, this caricature narrative brings to existence a very new form of war; the likes of which had by no means been fought prior to on American soil.
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