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Scenario#: 58     Date: June 15, 1864     Location: Petersburg, Virginia

Union forces under Brig. Gen. Smith, attempted to capture Petersburg, Virginia. The Confederates, under the overall command of Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard, numbered only 2,500. Union General Smith and his men crossed the Appomattox shortly after dawn on…

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Scenario#: RB04     Date: August 31, 1864     Location: Jonesboro, Georgia

The Battle of Jonesborough (modern name Jonesboro) was fought August 31–September 1, 1864, during the Atlanta Campaign in the American Civil War. Two Union armies led by Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman maneuvered to draw the Army of Tennessee (led …

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Scenario#: 59     Date: June 27, 1864     Location: Cobb County, Georgia

The Battle of Kennesaw Mountain was fought during the Atlanta Campaign between Union Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman against the Confederate Army of Tennessee under Gen. Joseph E. Johnston. Sherman’s campaign was characterized by a series of flanking…

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Scenario#: 14     Date: May 25, 1864     Location: Dallas, Georgia

While Grant pursued Lee in Virginia, Sherman was relentlessly hounding Johnston’s army through Georgia toward Atlanta. Johnston was an able strategist and repeatedly maneuvered his army to confront Sherman’s advance. In mid-May, Sherman attempted to…

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Scenario#: 13     Date: May 15, 1864     Location: New Market, Virginia

In early May, Sigel’s Union force of about 8,000 advanced south through the Shenandoah Valley toward Staunton. It was hoped that the capture of this town would put further pressure on Lee’s supplies for the Army of Northern Virginia. To …

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Scenario#: 57     Date: May 5-6, 1864     Location: Spotsylvania County, Virginia

The Battle of the Wilderness was the first battle of Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant’s 1864 Virginia Overland Campaign against Gen. Robert E. Lee. Grant attempted to move through the dense underbrush of the Wilderness, but Lee launched two of …

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