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Why was grants wilderness campaign successful despite the high casualty toll?

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The Wilderness was a battle, not a campaign. It was the first battle of the Overland Campaign (May 1864).

Lee had won this battle, but Grant did not retreat. He hung on Lee's flank and eventually crowded him into a corner.

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