By Joseph T. Glatthaar
Union army forces suffered non permanent defeat via sustained good fortune within the Western Theater in the course of the moment 1/2 the yankee Civil battle. Following the Union's defeat at Chickamauga, Ulysses S. furnish took command at Chattanooga and orchestrated a remarkable victory which cleared the path for a Union strengthen opposed to Atlanta, a accomplice urban moment in value simply to Richmond. This publication strains the occasions that surrounded the trap of Atlanta, via Sherman's recognized crusade of destruction in the course of the southern inside which culminated in April 1865 with the quit of the final significant accomplice box military at Durham Station, North Carolina.
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