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A Fire in the Wilderness: The First Battle Between Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee

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Tuesday, June 08, 2021, 11:00 AM until 12:00 PM
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John Reeves’ book, A Fire in the Wilderness: The First Battle Between Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee, depicts the initial bloody showdown between the two most celebrated military leaders of the Civil War. If Grant’s spring campaign ended in failure, it’s extremely likely that President Lincoln wouldn’t have been reelected. Lincoln believed his successor would have sought peace immediately, which would have meant an end to the Union. Reeves will discuss the performance of the two generals and why this battle marked the beginning of the end for the Confederate States and changed the course of American history. SPONSOR: Northwest Neighbors Village