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How long did the Battle of Cold Harbor last?

The battles at Cold Harbor took place near present-day Mechanicsville, Virginia, from May 31 to June 12, 1864 (13 days). Much of the fighting took place in the same area where (MORE)

What were the problems faced in the US Civil War Battle of Cold Harbor by each side?

The Union forces went in a full frontal assault against a well  prepared Confederate army that was fortified and not exposed. The  result was a disaster for the Union army. (MORE)

What was the next battle after the battle of Pearl Harbor?

For the US, the Japanese invaded the Philippine Islands within two days after Pearl Harbor, resisted by US and Philippine troops under the command of General Douglas MacArthur (MORE)

What happened at the battle of spotsylvania and battle of cold harbor?

These were two of the early battles in Grant's Overland Campaign in  Virginia, launched in May 1864.    They were both Confederate wins, though the first one cost Lee (MORE)

Was Cold Harbor the bloodiest battle in the Civil War?

Answer   No.   Most historians agree that the Battle of Antietam (also known as the Battle of Sharpsburg, fought on September 17, 1862, near Sharpsburg and Antietam (MORE)

What was importance of the US Civil War Battle of Cold Harbor?

The Battle of Cold Harbor was very significant because the Union  lost a lot men about 3000 to 7000 in less than 20 minutes. It's one  of the most disastrous and goriest bat (MORE)

What where the goals in cold harbor?

On May 31,1864, trying to attack and defeat the left wing of Lee's Army, Grant ordered Sheridan to seize and hold the position of Old Cold Harbor. Sheridan carried successfull (MORE)