March 5, 1865 – Major General William T. Sherman’s Federal armies began crossing the Pee Dee River after leaving a swath of destruction through South
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The South Carolina Campaign Ends
February 27, 1865 – Major General William T. Sherman’s Federals continued their devastating northward march and approached the North Carolina state line by month’s end.
The Fall of Charleston
February 18, 1865 – City officials surrendered Charleston, South Carolina, to Federal forces this morning. Charleston was the Confederacy’s prized port city, having defied a
South Carolina: Sherman’s Entire Force Arrives
February 4, 1865 – Major General William T. Sherman’s two Federal armies were now entirely in South Carolina while what remained of a Confederate resistance
Sherman Looks to South Carolina
January 10, 1865 – Major General William T. Sherman prepared for what promised to be another devastating Federal march through the southern heartland. After capturing
Sherman Plans to Invade South Carolina
January 3, 1865 – Major General William T. Sherman began moving Federal troops north of Savannah in preparation for his impending march into South Carolina.