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Exclusive — Petraeus: Grant’s ‘I Propose to Fight It Out’ Key to Victory

Petraeus noted that following six unsuccessful Union commanders, Grant was “the first one who developed a true strategy for the North”—one that included not only a number of coordinated movements in the East, aimed at defeating Lee and his Army of Northern Virginia, but also including actions in other theaters of the war.