By Diane Monroe Smith
Bungling and complacency doomed the assaults on Petersburg’s fortifications, and rather than victory, the battered Federals confronted a drawn-out siege, and one other 10 months of struggle. ultimately, the writer considers what occurred to some of the well known Federal individuals within the Overland crusade over the past yr of the warfare and after. a lot of those that lied and cheated their approach to the head turned executive leaders and the authors of coverage for years to come.
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