By Dan Abnett
'The wasteland' encompassed a 70-square-mile expanse of almost impenetrable wooded area in principal Virginia, so dense it made traditional conflict very unlikely. the 1st conflict of Lieutenant normal Ulysses S. Grant's 1864 Overland crusade opposed to the military of Northern Virginia, the desolate tract witnessed a number of the fiercest scuffling with of the Civil struggle. notwithstanding outnumbered, normal Lee's forces posed stiff resistance to Grant's offensive. on the finish of the 3 day conflict, the end result used to be doubtful, and the struggle resulted in a draw. Brilliantly illustrating one of many American Civil War's such a lot tactically hard battles, this cartoon narrative brings to lifestyles a totally new kind of battle; the likes of which had by no means been fought prior to on American soil.
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