Wilderness Campaign

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Wilderness Campaign American Civil War; a series of indecisive battles in Grant's campaign (1864) against Lee in which both armies suffered terrible losses
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Usage

In literature:

CAMPAIGN LIFE IN THE WILDERNESS, 225.
"Camp Life in the Woods and the Tricks of Trapping and Trap Making" by William Hamilton Gibson
A fourth paper, on the Wilderness campaign, will follow.
"The Bay State Monthly, Volume 3, No. 6" by Various
The multitudinous slaughter of campaigns like the Wilderness had an awful background of woful families.
"The Negro and the Nation" by George S. Merriam
Campaigning in this wilderness is not like fighting on the open fields of Europe.
"The Keepers of the Trail" by Joseph A. Altsheler
Up to this time the Wilderness campaign had been a continuous fight and march.
"The Black Phalanx" by Joseph T. Wilson
During the Wilderness campaign, but one officer escaped unhurt in the fearful havoc.
"Donahoe's Magazine, Vol. XV, No. 4, April, 1886" by Various
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In poetry:

Yes, let the wilderness rejoice,
The voiceless campaign hear the voice
Of millions long estranged:
That waste, and want, and war may cease!
And all men know that Love and Peace
Are — good for good exchanged!
"Steam In the Desert" by Ebenezer Elliott

In news:

The Hidden Gems Wilderness campaign seeks to turn 342,000 acres in Summit, Eagle, Pitkin, and Garfield Counties into well, wilderness.
While the Forest Service and other government agencies have campaigns informing wilderness visitors to leave stock dogs alone, not everyone understands their role.
In July 2004, the State Board of Elections discovered that Wilder's gubernatorial campaign committee had failed to file a final report disclosing campaign finances.
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