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 Posted: Thu Feb 7th, 2008 10:38 pm
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"Grant may have lost the battle of Cold Harbor in the sense that he did not break Lee's line. But he did not lose the field.

"We might have to get a definition of what 'lost the field' means for this argument to gain real focus"

Well, it seems that for Grant, one definition was:  if you cover the field with (your own) dead and dying men, it is yours, like say "dibs".

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