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What war did general grant fight against Lee during the Wilderness Campaign?

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The Battle of the Wilderness was the first battle in the Overland Campaign, which started in May 1864 and ended with the surrender of Lee at Appomattox in April 1865.

It was a Union defeat, largely because Lee forced Grant to fight in thick forest, where his superior artillery could not be deployed.

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