HyperDic: wilderness_campaign

English > 1 sense of the expression Wilderness Campaign:
NOUNactWilderness CampaignAmerican Civil War
English > Wilderness Campaign: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningAmerican Civil War; a series of indecisive battles in Grant's campaign (1864) against Lee in which both armies suffered terrible losses.
Instance ofcampaign, military campaignSeveral related operations aimed at achieving a particular goal (usually within geographical and temporal constraints)
Part ofAmerican Civil War, United States Civil War, War between the Statescivil war in the United States between the North and the South
PartsSpotsylvania, battle of Spotsylvania CourthouseA battle between the armies of Grant and Lee during the Wilderness Campaign
RegionVirginia, Old Dominion, Old Dominion State, VA, Va.A state in the eastern United States

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