Overland/Petersburg/Appomattox Campaigns Staff Ride

Overland/Petersburg/Appomattox Campaigns Staff RideCadets and faculty hit the ground running on the first full day of the Field Study phase of the Overland/Petersburg/Appomattox Campaigns Staff Ride. Day 1 began with the crossing of the Germanna Ford on 4 May 1864 and continued with the brutal fighting of the Battle of the Wilderness on 5 and 6 May 1864. The Cadets led stands covering engagements across the battlefield and witnessed the exceptional difficulty Civil War soldiers had fighting in the Wilderness. They also grappled with the complexities of commanding forces in some of the most adverse conditions of the war.

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