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Sherman's Mississippi campaign

Author: Buckley Thomas Foster
Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The rehearsal for the March to the Sea. With the fall of Vicksburg to Union forces in mid-1863, the Federals began work to extend and consolidate their hold on the lower Mississippi Valley. As a part of this plan, Major General William Tecumseh Sherman set out from Vicksburg on February 3, 1864, with an army of some 25,000 infantry and a battalion of cavalry. They expected to be joined by another Union force moving  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
History
Military history
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Foster, Buckley Thomas.
Sherman's Mississippi campaign.
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2006006858
(OCoLC)64453402
Named Person: William T Sherman; William T Sherman
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Buckley Thomas Foster
ISBN: 9780817381325 0817381325
OCLC Number: 209097093
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 215 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Sherman's transformation --
The plan --
"We whipped him handsomely" --
"A miss is as good as a mile" --
Meridian falls --
"One of the most pestiferous nests--
in all the limits of Dixie" --
An opportunity lost --
"Meridian--
no longer exists."
Responsibility: Buck T. Foster.
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As a part of the plan to hold the lower Mississippi Valley, Major General William Tecumseh Sherman set out from Vicksburg on February 3, 1864. Though not a particularly effective campaign in terms of  Read more...

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