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 warfare. ultimately, the writer considers what occurred to many of the renowned Federal contributors within the Overland crusade over the last 12 months of the conflict and after. a lot of those that lied and cheated their technique to the head grew to become govt leaders and the authors of coverage for years to come.
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