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  1. Battle of the Wilderness May 5-7, 1864

  2. Grant’s army, the union, fought the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia in a densely wooded area known as The Wilderness. It was the beginning of Grant’s Overland Campaign • Bloodiest campaign Fighting was fierce, but inconclusive The wilderness made fighting a challenge for both sides The battle ended as a draw. Principal Commanders:Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant and Maj. Gen. George G. Meade [US]; Gen. Robert E. Lee [CS] Forces Engaged:162,920 total (US 101,895; CS 61,025) Estimated Casualties: 29,800 total (US 18,400; CS 11,400)

  3. http://www.civilwar.org/battlefields/wilderness/maps/wildernessmay5map.htmlhttp://www.civilwar.org/battlefields/wilderness/maps/wildernessmay5map.html

  4. Resources • http://www.civilwar.org/battlefields/the-wilderness.html?gclid=CP-8iazalasCFe4AQAodmSIx3w • http://www.nps.gov/frsp/wilder.htm • http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va046.htm