they won fairly
Ambrose Burnside led the raids that distracted Confederate troops, enabling General Grant to land his troops south of Vicksburg.
At the battle of Appomattox courthouse. General Lee surrendered his army of thirty thousand troops. Grant had at least 3x as many troops as Lee.
Lee surrendered to Grant.
The Commanding General of the Union Army was Ulysses S. Grant
General Ulyses Grant was the Commanding General for the US Union troops during the Civil War. He also became the 18th President of the United States in 1869.
The last Commanding General of the Union Army was Ulysses S. Grant
Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered his 28,000 troops to Union General Ulysses S. Grant.
Ulysses S. Grant is the American general that is often ranked second to General Washington as a military leader. Ulysses S. Grant is responsible for leading the Union troops to victory during the American Civil War over the Confederate troops.
General Robert E. Lee, commander of Confederacy troops, surrendered to Grant at Appamattox Court House, Virginia.
In 1864 General US Grant reorganized the troops in and around Washington DC. The reorganization resulted in the formation of the Middle Military Division. The general that US President Lincoln had faulted after the Battle of Gettysburg, General George Meade, was placed in charge of this new division.
Ulysses S. Grant was the general of the union so maybe northern troops.
Ulysses S. Grant!. ANSWER William Tecumseh Sherman.
Colonel US Grant was promoted to the rank of brigadier general in July of 1861. He led his troops to victory in Padua, Kentucky where the Confederates had established a base.
Yes, Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered all the troops under his command on April 9, 1865 to General In Chief US Grant. Lee's troops were exhausted and of need of food, he had no choice. Grant was kind and provided food and let Lee's men return to their farms for Spring planting.
General US Grant did not always present his opponents with an "unconditional surrender". In the case at Appomattox Court House, Grant overruled General Custer's demand of an unconditional surrender. As an aside, President Lincoln had urged Grant to be lenient with Robert E. Lee.
General Lee started started meeting with General Grant to negotiate terms of surrendering the civil war.
Major General George G. Meade was the Union commander at Gettysburg. General Grant was commanding troops at Vicksburg at the time of the Battle of Gettysburg.
General US Grant had 15,000 troops which were accompanied by seven gunboats when he took over Confederate Fort Henry on February 6, 1862.
Ulysses Symson Grant
General Grant's troops lay siege to the town of Vicksburg for 47 days. Supplies were cut off and Johnson surrendered.
General Grant saw Confederate Fort Fisher as a key target for the Union. He believed that by taking control of this fort, Union troops from there could assist General Sherman's invasion of the Carolinas.
General in Chief US Grant wanted to secure the Shenandoah Valley and alloted to General Philip H. Sheridan 50,000 troops. In September and October of 1864, Sheridan used his troop advantage to win three battles against the 20,000 man army of Jubal A. Early.
Confederate troops in Mississippi attempted to reinforce the Southern armies of Bragg and Smith in Tennessee. They were unable to do so because of Major General Henry Halleck. He had left troops under the command of General US Grant . Grant attempted to defeat the reinforcement army by attacking the enemy in the rear. Although this proved to be ineffective, the threat posed by Grant sent the rescue troops of the Confederacy back into Mississippi.
Union General US Grant had been frustrated by the inability of his forces and the campaigns earlier in the war to capture Vicksburg. To place the city under siege would require Grant's Army of the Tennessee 70,000 troops.