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How did the union army gain supplies during shermans march to the sea?


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Answered 2014-04-07 10:17:42

During Sherman's March to the Sea the troops were allowed to live off the land.

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How did the battle of shermans effect the civil war?

There is no Battle of Shermans. William Tecumseh Sherman was a Union general whose use of Total War devastated the South, especially on Sherman's March through Georgia. By denying the South its supplies, Lee's army could no longer sustain its battle readiness.



How many people died in shermans march?

During Sherman's march to sea several thousand people lost their lives. This is not only military personnel but also civilians. Roughly 1,200 soldiers, 1,100 Confederate and 100 Union, lost their lives during this time.


Did the union win shermans March to the sea?

Yes. Sherman was a General in the Union Army. see the link for more details http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sherman's_March_to_the_Sea


Casualties in shermans march to the sea?

I'm pretty sure that the union had 2100 injuries/casualties and that the confederacy had 1000 roughly


What was William Tecumseh Sherman known for?

He was the Union commander at the Battle of Gettysburg. He also was in charge of the infamous "Shermans march to the sea" via the state of Georgia.


Who won shermans march to the sea?

William Sherman general of the union in the battle of Sherman's March to the sea destroyed all of Confederacy's resources and they eventually gave up. They surrendered and Sherman had a victory.


How did the Union beat the Confederacy?

The anaconda plane and shermans march, this weakened the south greatly and in the court house of appottomax, general Robert e. lee surrenders


What was the shermans march?

A new strategy of attacking the civilian infrastructure that supported the Confederate armies in the field. By destroying farms and railroads, Sherman could deprive the troops of food and supplies, while also punishing the Georgians for seceding from the Union. It shortened the war by months, at almost nil casualties.


How many people died in Shermans March to the sea?

I think 2100 union soldiers died/were wounded and roughly 1000 confederacy soldiers died/were wounder --summer =)


What are facts about on shermans march to the sea?

The Union soldiers would heat up rail road ties and then bend them around tree trunks. They were nicknamed "Sherman's neckties".


Who was shermans?

William Tecumseh Sherman was an Union commanding general in the Civil war.


Which states were admitted into the union during Thomas Jefferson's presidency?

Thomas Jefferson served as President of the United States during March 4,1801 - March 4, 1809. Ohio is the only state admitted into the union during Jefferson's presidency. Ohio was admitted into the Union on March 1, 1803 becoming the 17th state to join the Union


How did the union get supplies during the civil war?

By train, wagon caravans and by ravaging the land they gained during fighting


How did Shermans march help the union?

He pursued Lee's army in Virginia while pushing through the deep south to Atlanta and the Atlantic coast...It also helped Lincoln to get re-elected.


What states were admitted into the union during Thomas Jefferson's presidency?

Thomas Jefferson served as President of the United States during March 4, 1801 - March 4, 1809. Ohio is the only state that was admitted into the union during Jefferson's presidency. Ohio was admitted into the Union on March 1, 1803 becoming the 17th state to join the Union.


What did the Soviet Union give north korea?

During the Korean War, the Soviet Union gave North Korea weapons and medical supplies.


What did the Soviet Union give north korea-?

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What was Shermans march to sea the first modern example of?

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