Sherman's March

By Frank Lawless

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The March to the Sea

Location: Starting in Atlanta to Savannah, Georgia. Nov. 15-Dec-21

Forces Involved: Sherman led 60,000 soldiers

Outcome: Sherman's March was successful, but with a great cost of lives

Significance: March was to frighten Georgia's population to give up on the Confederate's plan. Sherman's Men burned houses and stole food from the people who tried to fight back.

Commanders: William T. Sherman was the Union General vs. Robert E. Lee as the Confederate General.

Casualties: 3100 total casualties, while 2100 were Union soldiers