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General Sherman's Tactics

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General Sherman’s war on the innocent southerners or on the confederates was the tactics used during his march for the good order and discipline of the Soldiers as outlined within the Articles of War. Sherman led 67,000 men on a 285 mile march to the ocean from Atlanta to Savannah Georgia. This march began on November 15 after taking Atlanta from the Confederate troops which was rich of supplies and ammunition that was needed to continue the war; December 21, 1864 when the march ended outside of Savannah, GA. The tactics that were used by Sherman and his men were brutal and costly not only to the Confederates but to the Southern people as a whole. On July 2 General Sherman arrived in Manchester, GA where there many factories in operation that
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