Sherman's Battle Tactics 9 min video


1. How long was the siege of Atlanta?   6 months

2.  How did Sherman split his army? into two columns 60 miles wide

3.  What was the army after?  mills, rr depots, property, factories

4.  Why did Sherman cut communication lines? so the south doesn't know where he's going

5.  What type of bridges did Sherman use? pontoons

6.  How did Sherman destroy rr rails?  heat and bend around trees

7.  8:24 General Sherman's "Total War" pioneered a major shift in American military strategy

8. 8:40  General Sherman became known as the first modern general