< 1864 1865 Civil War Newspapers William T Sherman's March Thru Georgia Atlanta
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Lot of five (5) 1864-1865 CIVIL WAR newspapers with detailed reports and engravings, including one large double-page centerfold poster covering WILLIAM T. SHERMAN's MARCH THRU GEORGIA to capture Atlanta -inv #2D-220
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SEE PHOTO-----Five (5) ORIGINALNEWSPAPERS,Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper (NY) dated Oct 31; Dec 10, 24, 31, 1864 and Jan 14, 1865 with spectacular CIVIL WAR history!These have coverage of SHERMAN's MARCH THROUGH GEORGIA- from Atlanta to the Sea.
Perfect for framing and display, these historic Civil War pieces are more than 150 years old and would look great hanging with any fine modern-day Civil War collection!
Sherman's March to the Sea (also known as the Savannah Campaign) was a military campaign of the American Civil War conducted through Georgia from November 15 until December 21, 1864, by Maj. Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman of the Union Army. The campaign began with Sherman's troops leaving the captured city of Atlanta on November 15 and ended with the capture of the port of Savannah on December 21. His forces followed a "scorched earth" policy, destroying military targets as well as industry, infrastructure, and civilian property and disrupting the Confederacy's economy and its transportation networks. The operation broke the back of the Confederacy and helped lead to its eventual surrender. Sherman's bold move of operating deep within enemy territory and without supply lines is considered to be one of the major achievements of the war and is also considered to be the early example of modern total war.
The Atlanta Campaign was a series of battles fought in the Western Theater of the American Civil War throughout northwest Georgia and the area around Atlanta during the summer of 1864. Union Maj. Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman invaded Georgia from the vicinity of Chattanooga, Tennessee, beginning in May 1864, opposed by the Confederate general Joseph E. Johnston.
Johnston's Army of Tennessee withdrew toward Atlanta in the face of successive flanking maneuvers by Sherman's group of armies. In July, the Confederate president, Jefferson Davis, replaced Johnston with the more aggressive General John Bell Hood, who began challenging the Union Army in a series of costly frontal assaults. Hood's army was eventually besieged in Atlanta and the city fell on September 2, setting the stage for Sherman's March to the Sea and hastening the end of the war.
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