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Chapter 36: the land of darkness and the Shadow of death. Comparison of numbers the ratio of loss the process of attrition Stuart's last fight the river approaches Beauregard bottles Butler Grant sits down before Petersburg Swapping with boot feeling of the southern people the lines in Georgia military chess
ed over the North and South Anna, damaging the railroads at Beaver Dam and Ashland stations.
Thence he moved toward Richmond, but was met at Yellow Tavern by General Stuart with a small body of his cavalry and a hastily-collected force of infantry.
A sharp engagement resulted in forcing the enemy off; when he passed down the James to Turkey Island, where he joined Butler's forces.
But the fight had one result far more serious to the South-the Death of General J. E. B. Stuart--the gallant and popular leader of Confederate cavalry; so ill to be spared in those days of watchful suspense to come, when General Lee keenly felt the loss of the eyes of the ar