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Grant continued his assault on Lee's army. However, the battle at Cold Harbor even  gave Grant pause. Botched leadership, confusing orders, and strong Confederate  fortifications exacted the second-worst toll of the war on the Union troops–6,000 Union  men fell in a single hour of the battle. It was the only day of battle that Grant ever  admitted regretting. However, the battle had not been a total waste–although in Grant's  terms that was different from a defeat. Cold Harbor did not contribute to the success of  the Army, but did result in the deaths of a number of Confederate troops, thus marking  the battle at least a draw. The Union Army did not stop. Grant began to search for a new opening through which to  attack the Confederate Army, and he found it in small railroad town of Petersburg. His 
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