Civil War: Sherman's March To The Sea

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Sherman’s March to the Sea I was born on October 5, 1845, in Atlanta, Georgia, and have lived there ever since. On December 11, 1864, my life ended tragically. The Civil War has changed my life for the worst. It all started with Atlanta being shattered. That was when everything in Georgia started falling apart. Atlanta had everything: it was a railroad hub, it had factories, foundries, and warehouses that kept the army equipped with food and weapons. But sadly it got demolished by the Union. November 15, 1864, Sherman and his troops marched down from Atlanta, destroying everything in their sight. In order for them to win against the Confederate army, they would have to steal all the supplies from the people to demolish the Confederate. They

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