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How did the union army gain supplies during shermans march to the sea?
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How did the battle of shermans effect the civil war?
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How did the union army gain supplies during sherman's march to the sea?
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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.