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Fateful Lightning: Was Sherman’s March To the Sea a War Crime? Part II

On November 15 1864, Sherman began marching south, dividing his army into two wings. On November 22, a large (4,500) group of Confederate soldiers under General Pleasant J. Phillips met part (1,500) of the right wing of Sherman’s troops, commanded … Continue reading

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