The American Civil War, Volume 4: The War in the West 1863-1865 (Essential Histories, Volume 11)

By Joseph T. Glatthaar

Union army forces suffered non permanent defeat by way of sustained luck within the Western Theater throughout the moment 1/2 the yank Civil warfare. Following the Union's defeat at Chickamauga, Ulysses S. provide took command at Chattanooga and orchestrated a notable victory which cleared the path for a Union develop opposed to Atlanta, a accomplice urban moment in value basically to Richmond. This booklet strains the occasions that surrounded the trap of Atlanta, through Sherman's well-known crusade of destruction throughout the southern inside which culminated in April 1865 with the hand over of the final significant accomplice box military at Durham Station, North Carolina.

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