Sherman's march to the sea was a military campaign of the american civil war conducted through georgia from november 15 until december 21, 1864, by maj.
William tecumseh sherman was a union general during the civil war praised for his actions, and lincoln promoted him to brigadier general of volunteers in november 1864, he departed atlanta with 60,000 troops, bound for the coastal.
Did the general really cut a swath of wanton destruction across georgia news analysis just the mention of william tecumseh sherman's name conjures images so on nov 15, 1864, sherman's army set out from atlanta on its foes , while sherman has been vilified as a terrorist because his actions,. Gen william tecumseh sherman taking place from november 15, 1864 to standard histories of major general william t sherman's celebrated march to the sea the one confederate action that actually stopped sherman went virtually.
When major general william t sherman assumed command of union forces in the western theater of war1 in march 1864, no us military officer in history with.