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New Types of Warfare Strategies

Both Grant and Sherman pursued a new type of warfare. Explain the change in strategy these men employed. Note a battle or campaign in which each man used this new strategy. Finally, was this strategy effective? Why or why not?

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Grant and Sherman pursued total destruction of the enemy through a campaign that wanted to decimate the South through total war that would exhaust, deplete, and demoralize the Confederacy and obliterate its capacity to wage war in the quickest possible timeframe. Therefore, they carried war to the entire population including the economy through burning ...

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