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The story of Sherman"s march to the sea

Zachary Kent

The story of Sherman"s march to the sea

by Zachary Kent

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Published by Childrens Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sherman, William T. -- 1820-1891 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Sherman"s March to the Sea -- Juvenile literature,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Juvenile literature

  • About the Edition

    Describes the devastation incurred by the Union general"s march from Atlanta to Savannah during the Civil War--an act which hastened the Confederate surrender by destroying the South"s economic resources.

    Edition Notes

    j-124,186

    Statementby Zachary Kent ; illustrated by Ralph Canaday.
    GenreJuvenile literature
    SeriesCornerstones of freedom
    ContributionsCanady, Ralph.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination31 p. :
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23258725M
    ISBN 100516047280
    OCLC/WorldCa14906020

      Sherman, one of the most successful Union generals during the American Civil War, devastated the Confederacy by leading more t soldiers in a flanking march .   When the book turned to the viewers of Nick and Annie, the book lit up for me. I loved the view of Nick, one of Sherman's soldiers, and his conflict with Sherman's orders to raid and pillage as they marched to the sea. He had so many mixed feelings over it but did his du/5(5).

    XNXKW6KFDLTZ» Doc» Shermans March To The Sea Campaigns of the Civil War Related Books Read Write Inc. Phonics: Grey Set 7 Non-Fiction 5 a Place in Space: The Moon The Garden After the Rain: Bedtime Story and Activity Book for Children Years Bully, the Bullied, and the Not-So Innocent Bystander: From Preschool to High. Sherman's March To The Sea was the military Savannah Campaign going on in the American Civil War in , through Georgia. It was led by Major General William Tecumseh Sherman of the Union Army. The campaign began when Sherman's troops left the captured city of Atlanta, on November 15th. This march ended with the capture of the port of Savannah.

      Sources: Lee Kennett, “Marching Through Georgia: The Story of Soldiers and Civilians During Sherman’s Campaign”; Anne J. Bailey, “War and Ruin: William T. Sherman and the Savannah Campaign”; Stephen Davis, “What the Yankees Did to Us: Sherman’s Bombardment and Wrecking of Atlanta”; Joseph T. Glatthaar, “The March to the Sea and Beyond: Sherman’s Troops in the .   The March to the Sea was the culmination of Union General William T. Sherman's campaign during the American Civil War () and was a devastating example of "total war." Confederate hopes in hinged on frustrating Union forces in the field and forcing Abraham Lincoln out of office in the November elections/5(5).


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The story of Sherman"s march to the sea by Zachary Kent Download PDF EPUB FB2

Sherman's March to the Sea explores both the event and the principle character. To appreciate this book, readers will need some background in Civil War history and the frustrations that preceded Sherman's action, but the format and large print will appeal to younger readers. (Sherman's March Time-Life, by D.

Newin is recommended for older Price: $   A New York Times bestselling historian sheds new light on Sherman’s epic “March to the Sea,” especially the soldiers, doctors, nurses, and civilians who would change the nation for the better.

America in the antebellum years was a deeply troubled country, divided by partisan gridlock and ideological warfare, angry voices in the streets and the statehouses, furious clashes over race and 4/5(31). From November 15 until DecemUnion General William T. Sherman led s soldiers on a mile march from Atlanta to Savannah, Georgia.

The. A thoroughly absorbing book which brings to life Sherman’s March to the sea. The US civil war equivalent of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombs.

Both designed to bring a war to an end. Given the subject matter you can’t say I enjoyed this book but if you enjoy reading history this book is for s: My story of the war: a woman's narrative of four years personal experience as nurse in the Union army, and in relief work at home, in hospitals, camps, and at the front, during the war of the rebellion.

nt of Southern Prisoners by the North — The Yankees takegood Care of us —Last Days of Shermans March to the Sea — TheArmy reaches the. A scorched-earth campaign that continues to haunt the Southern imagination, Sherman’s “March to the Sea” and ensuing drive north was a crucial turning point in the War between the States.

Weaving together hundreds of eyewitness accounts, bestselling author Burke Davis tells the story of this infamous episode from the perspective of the 3/5(2). to the Sea, the most destructive campaign against a civilian population during the Civil War (), began in Atlanta on Novemand concluded in Savannah on Decem Union general William T.

Sherman abandoned his supply line and marched across Georgia to the Atlantic Ocean to prove to the Confederate population that its government could not protect the.

This is a very readable account of Sherman's march. The main text has about pp. I also have a copy of "Sherman's March" by Burke Davis. The main text in this is approx pp. The biggest difference is that the Burke Davis book tell the story mainly by using collected eyewitness accounts, whilst Trueau's book is more descriptive in nature/5(85).

Books: Kennett, Lee B. Marching Through Georgia: The Story of Soldiers and Civilians during Sherman’s Campaign (New York: Harper Perennial, ), is a study of the culture of war and the impact of war on culture.

Royster, Charles The Destructive War: William Tecumseh Sherman, Stonewall Jackson, and the Americans (New York: Knopf, ), provides an insightful analysis of the nature. Get this from a library. The story of Sherman's march to the sea. [Zachary Kent; Ralph Canady] -- Describes the devastation incurred by the Union general's march from Atlanta to Savannah during the Civil War--an act which hastened the Confederate surrender by destroying the South's economic.

General Sherman set out to “make Georgia howl,” and preferred, as he said, to “march through that State smashing things to the sea.” He wrote to Grant after his march through South Carolina, saying: “The people of South Carolina, instead of feeding Lee’s army, will now call on Lee to feed them.” (2 Memoirs, page ).

In Novemberjust days after the reelection of President Abraham Lincoln, General William T. Sherman vowed to "make Georgia howl." The hero of Shiloh and Federal troops destroyed the great city of Atlanta, captured Savannah, and cut a wide swath of destruction through Georgia and the Carolinas on their way to Virginia.

I'm wondering what ya'll feel is the best all-around book on Sherman's march to the sea campaign. It's a somewhat controversial subject and I want to get as unbiased a history as I can (but an accurate one, too). There's a lot of books out there so I need some help in making a choice.

William T. Sherman's March to the Sea through a large portion of Georgia was devastating to the South during the Civil War. E.L. Doctorow on Sherman and 'The March' For years, E.L. Doctorow thought that Union Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman's destructive march to the sea. This offers a very detailed narrative of Sherman's march to the sea.

I think the author's use of a very chronological approach detracts from the analysis and depth of the book and it's ability to discuss larger themes. All in all, a very impressive detailed overview of the march to the sea/5(62).

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This year old book is an excellent, first-person diary and memoir of Sherman’s “great march to the sea” by a member of Sherman’s date: William Tecumseh Sherman ()was along with US Grant the commander who won the Civil War for the United States.

Noah Andre Trudeau, author of several outstanding books on the Civil War, has published this long book on the famous Sherman March to the Sea which transpired from Novem to the capture of Savannah in December   More t black refugees followed Sherman’s March to the Sea.

That many mouths to feed would have proved challenging for a well-stocked force, but for an. On the march, Sherman's army causes $ million of damage "the South would never forget." John Bell Hood moves his forces into Tennessee, and at the Battle of Franklin clashes with Union troops. Sherman's March To The Sea, And The Burning Of Columbia, South Carolina, From His Memoirs William Tecumseh SHERMAN ( - ) This librivox recording comprises part of chapter 22 and all of chapter 23 (The March To The Sea – From Atlanta To Savannah – November And December ) of American Civil War General William Tecumseh Sherman’s.

November and December of this year mark the th anniversary of General William Tecumseh Sherman’s famous “march to the sea” at the end of the War to Prevent Southern Independence.

The Lincoln cult – especially its hyper-warmongering neocon branch – has been holding conferences, celebrations, and commemorations while continuing to rewrite history to suit its statist .After capturing and burning Atlanta two months prior on September 2nd,the Union plan was for you, General William T.

Sherman, and your forces to move towards Mobile, Alabama. As the bay of Mobile had already been taken, the town no longer holds any military significance to your eyes, and you come up with an alternative that is to move towards Savannah, Georgia or Charleston, South.