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W.T. Sherman

Sherman Prepares for His March

In mid-November, 1864, General William T. Sherman made preparation to leave the city of Atlanta and begin his famed March to Sea.  Abandoning his supply lines and ignoring the movements of his main Confederate adversary, Sherman instead planned a march … Full Post

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The Grip of Federal Armies Tightens

Union Generals Sherman and Sheridan Come to the Fore

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Union Victory at Mobile Bay

A Federal fleet commanded by David Farragut forced its way into the entrance of Mobile Bay, defeating a Confederate fleet and leading to the surrender of two Confederate forts.  In the Atlanta Campaign, William Sherman made a second attempt to … Full Post

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The Battle of Ezra Church and Slaughter at the Crater

In Virginia, Union troops exploded a mine under the confederate defenses, but were defeated at the nettle of the Crater; while in Georgia, William Sherman attempted to capture the railroad lines leading into Atlanta at the battle of Ezra Church.

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