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    Fighting Words Between Sherman and Hood

    With Atlanta at stake, William Tecumseh Sherman and John Bell Hood test whether the pen is mightier than the sword. Through the long summer of 1864, General William Tecumseh Sherman kept his sights set on one of the remaining jewels in the...

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    1862: May and June

    Lincoln urges farmers to go west, McClellan stalls and a new Rebel commander takes over May 3 – Confederate General Joseph Johnston orders troops to evacuate Norfolk, Va. Evacuation is completed May 10, and on May 11, the crew of the...