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Unformatted text preview: states go without a unifying confederate victory. The confederate armies made several advances into union controlled territory in attempt to win decisive victories destroying grants army. Jackson and lee were unable to win decisive army ending victories no matter how well maneuvered they were. It became a game with near equal losses on each side, which inevitably led to a confederate withdrawal. What is the advantage of the south going on the offensive instead of working like Washington in a war of attrition, wearing out the north politically? Why is it that Lee maneuvered to engage in an army defeating battle instead of defeating what he could when he could?...
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- Spring '08
- American Civil War, Southern United States, Confederate States of America, union navy, Confederate forces, major confederate cities