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Total War: War waged with little regard for the welfare of troops on either side or for enemy civilians; the objective is to destroy both the human and the economic resources of the enemy.
1. No prisoner-of-war exchanges after the Massacre at Fort Pillow, (Culminated in the harsh treatment of Union soldiers at the Confederate POW Camp in Andersonville,GA) 2. Destroy all of the enemies supplies and force them into submission.
SHERMAN’S PLAN 1. Lincoln tells Grant & Sherman, “Leave every Southern plantation sacked, and every Southern city in flames." 2. Sherman wants to make “Georgia howl”. THE ITINERARY A. -Sherman attacks Chattanooga on 11/23/1863 B. -Sherman marches through Kennesaw Mt. GA 6/27/1864 C. -Sherman marches burns, Atlanta, GA 9/2/1864
1. Grant’s Objective is to Capture Richmond, Lee’s Objective is to Stop Grant. 2. May 5-7 th : Battle of the Wilderness, Lee stops Grant 3. June 1-13th: Battle of Cold Harbor, VA Grant will lose over 60,000 men, more than Lee's entire army.