Sherman's March to the Sea

Total Warfare

Never Forget

From Novmber 15, 1964 to December 21, 1964 Sherman and his troops marched through the state of Georiga burning everything in sight. Through the raid, the largest city in the south, Atlanta was burned to the ground. President Lincoln gave General Sherman permission for this attack because they wanted the South to come to hate war. They wanted the South to Never Forget what happened when they rebeled aginst the Union.

"War is cruelty, you can't refine it." -General William T. Sherman


  • 60,000 Soldiers
  • Marching almost 300 miles
  • Burning everything in sight

Savannah, GA

Sherman ordered his men to not touch the city of Savannah, simply because he thought it was so beautiful.