Asked in US Civil War
Who was the Union general who burned Atlanta and marched to the sea?
General Tecumseh Sherman, was the Union General who ransacked the South, all the way to the sea. He took over the Union Campaign in the west after General Ulysses S. Grant took over command of the Union Army, or the Army of the Potomac. ...
Asked in The Difference Between
What is the difference between a national union and a local union?
the local union is just a little union which is local and the national union is a union all over the nation/world. ...
Asked in Politics and Government
Type of government in which those in leadership have little or no power over the general population?
Anarchism is the type of government in which those in leadership have little or no power over the general population. ...
What Union general commanded the Martinsburg garrison?
The Union forces at Martinsburg were commanded by Brigadier General Julius White. Union troops there outnumbered the Union forces at Harper's Ferry. As Halleck and McClellan argued over Harper's Ferry, General White had received no orders from Washington DC. In that situation, General White decided to remain where he was in Martinsburg. ...
Asked in US Constitution
What is form of government where the leadership have little or no control over the populace?
Anarchism is a form of government where those in leadership have little or no power over the general population. ...
What two key general posts were filled by Union General in Chief George B. McClellan?
As the new Union General in Chief George B. McClellan was making plans in the East for the Army of the Potomac, General McClellan did not neglect the Western Theater. He appointed General Don Carlos Buell to head the Department of Ohio, and General Henry W. Halleck to head the Department of Missouri. As an aside, at the time, little did both McClellan nor Halleck know that before the year of 1862 was over, Halleck would replace McClellan as general in chief. ...
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How many people play the clarinet?
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Asked in History, Politics & Society
Who statedWar is crueltythere is no use trying to reformitthecrueler it isthesooner it will be over?
I believe that was the Union General William Tecumseh Sherman.
When did General Lee mount his assault against Union forces at Glendale?
On June 30, 1862, General Lee launched a heavy assault on Union forces at Glendale. Just prior to the battle, McClellan unexpectedly leaves his army. Reportedly to scout for a final defensive position. He leaves no general to take command over in his place.. Despite the absence of a commanding general, the Union forces repel Lee's assault. ...
Who were the Union generals in 1862?
There were over 600 generals in the Union Army in 1862. This included the soon to be retired General in Chief Winfield Scott. Later the two leading Union generals at the beginning of 1862 were General in Chief George B. McClellan who's prime responsibility was leading the Army of the Potomac in the Eastern Theater, however as general in chief he was in charge of the entire Union army. In the Western Theater, the main general was Henry W. Halleck. He reported...
Asked in US Civil War
What confederate general was victorious at Chattanooga?
General Bragg was the over all commander of the Army of the Tennessee. However, General Longstreet's Corps had been sent from Virginia and arrived on the eve of the Battle of Chickamauga on 17 Sept 1863, which was only a few months after the loss at Gettysburg. General Longstreet had given an order for General Hood to attack at the same time that General Wood shifted his men that left a hole in the Union line. This resulted in a break-through of...
What Union general won the US Civil War Battle of Shiloh?
There was a dispute between generals Buell and Grant over which general should be given credit for the Union victory at the Battle of Shiloh. Clearly the two day battle would not have been a Union success unless Buell's reinforcements had not reached Pittsburg Landing the evening before the second day of the battle. The commanding general of the West, Major General Henry Halleck took over the Union forces at Shiloh and wanted Grant either dismissed or demoted. President Lincoln came to...
What is the second largest country of former Soviet Union?
Russia was easily the largest at over 17,000,000 sq km. Second largest was Kazakhstan at a little over 2,717,000 sq km. Third largest was the Ukraine at a little over 603,000 sq km. ...
What were the results of the US Civil War Battle of New Hope Church?
Confederate forces under General Joseph Johnston built fortified positions at New Hope Church in Georgia. Union General Joseph Hooker led his troops ahead of those under General Thomas to test these defenses. This was on May 25, 1864. The Union's frontal assaults on the Southern defenses proved futile and costly. Union attempts over two days frustrated General William Sherman who had charge of three Union armies under three different generals. Reportedly Sherman "wanted out of this hell hole ". By May 26,...
Asked in US Civil War, US Military, US Army
Who was the leading general of US?
In the Civil War, both sides were still technically part of the U.S. There were a few different generals over the course of the war. The most famous ones were the ones who were general at the ends. General Ulysses S. Grant was the general for the Union and General Robert E. Lee was the general for the Confederacy. ...
What was the outcome of th Battle of Bull Run?
There were two battles of Bull Run in the US Civil War. The first one took place on July 21, 1861. Confederate leader Stonewall Jackson won over Union general McDowell. The Union was so sure of victory that a victory party was scheduled in Alexandria, Va. Jackson was promoted to Major General for the win. The second battle of Bull Run was fought on August 29 to September 1, 1862. This time Confederate general Jackson won the battle over his opponent, Union...
What advantage did Union General Sherman have over Confederate General Johnston in the Georgia campaign of 1864?
Superior numbers, especially cavalry.