The March of Fire to the Water

By: A Son of a Confederate Soldier (Garrison FItzgerald)

Shermans March to the Sea

5 Facts

  1. Was the most destructive campaign against a civilian population during the Civil War
  2. Began in Atlanta, Georgia on November 15, 1864
  3. The march was led by General William Tecumseh Sherman of the Union Army
  4. It ended in Savannah, Georgia on Dedcember 21, 1864
  5. Sherman marched across Georgia to the Atlantic to prove to the population of the Confederate States of America that it's government could not protect them from invaders


Citation:

"Sherman's March to the Sea." New Georgia Encyclopedia. N.p., n.d. Web. 02 Dec. 2014.

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