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The Battle of Sayler's Creek in April 1865 marked the last battle between the Army of the Potomac and the Army of Northern Virginia during the American Civil War. After withdrawing from Petersburg, General Lee moved his 50,000 man army west in an attempt to unite with General Johnston's 30,000 men. General Grant pursued the retreating army and kept strong pressure upon it. At Sayler's Creek in Virginia the Confederates counter attacked and were able to drive back the Union center, but with...
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