Civil War - 1864 Describe events from 1864 that helped end the Civil War

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  • Civil War - 1864Describe events from 1864 that helped end the Civil War.

  • Military SituationNorth 50% of troops re-enlistSouth out of men & suppliesSpring 1864Tennessee = UnionMississippi = Union

  • Fall of AtlantaConfederate Situation Morale Declining Desertion rates increasingSignificanceThe North sees progress is being madeThe war can be won!Lincoln will win re-election in 1864

  • Election of 1864Andrew JohnsonDemocrat from TennesseeSenator before being V.P.Only southern Senator to remain in Congress!ImportanceCivil War will now be fought to the endNO more peace attempts from the North

  • Civil War Tennessee 1864Casualties Union 2,000Confederate 7,000NashvilleFirst CSA capital to fall - 1862Had been fortified by 2700 laborers mostly slaves and free African Americans

  • Shermans March to the SeaWar is cruelty. There is no use trying to reform it. The crueler it is, the sooner it will be over.Total WarAttack civilian targets not just militaryDestroy roads, buildings, crops, livestock...EVERYTHING!Break the morale of the people