AMERICAN CIVIL WAR(1861 1865)
END OF THE CIVIL WAR[SOURCES]
(A) way to Florida
(B) ** March to the Sea
(C) Atlanta Campaign
(D) Savannah Campaign
Concept note-1: -From November 15 until December 21, 1864, Union General William T. Sherman led some 60, 000 soldiers on a 285-mile march from Atlanta to Savannah, Georgia. The purpose of Sherman’s March to the Sea was to frighten Georgia’s civilian population into abandoning the Confederate cause.
Concept note-2: -His forces followed a “scorched earth” policy, destroying military targets as well as industry, infrastructure, and civilian property, disrupting the Confederacy’s economy and transportation networks. The operation debilitated the Confederacy and helped lead to its eventual surrender.
Concept note-3: -The March to the Sea, the most destructive campaign against a civilian population during the Civil War (1861-65), began in Atlanta on November 15, 1864, and concluded in Savannah on December 21, 1864.
Concept note-4: -Sherman’s March to the Sea was an American Civil War campaign lasting from November 15 to December 21, 1864, in which Union Major General William Tecumseh Sherman led troops through the Confederate state of Georgia, pillaging the countryside and destroying both military outposts and civilian properties.