By Frank Lawless
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