Spotsylvania Court House, Battle of


Spotsylvania Court House, Battle of

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      (May 8–19, 1864), Union failure to smash or outflank Confederate forces defending Richmond, Virginia, during the American Civil War. Following the Battle of the Wilderness (May 5–6), Union General Ulysses S. Grant (Grant, Ulysses S.) moved his left flank forward, engaging the Confederate forces of General Robert E. Lee (Lee, Robert E.) at Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia. The battle raged for about a week and a half, and on May 20 Grant continued his march southeastward in a flanking movement toward the Confederate capital. His casualties were 18,000; Lee's, 11,000.

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