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 temporary defeat by way of sustained good fortune within the Western Theater in the course of the moment 1/2 the yank Civil warfare. Following the Union's defeat at Chickamauga, Ulysses S. supply took command at Chattanooga and orchestrated a impressive victory which prepared the ground for a Union enhance opposed to Atlanta, a accomplice urban moment in significance in basic terms to Richmond. This booklet strains the occasions that surrounded the catch of Atlanta, through Sherman's recognized crusade of destruction in the course of 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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