Federal forces move to open the “cracker line” to feed the starving troops in Chattanooga, while Confederates try to block them.
February 17, 1865 – Major General William T. Sherman’s Federals captured the South Carolina capital of Columbia. On the morning of the 17th, elements of
February 12, 1865 – Major General William T. Sherman’s Federal armies continued storming through South Carolina, leaving destruction in their wake. By this time, Sherman’s
December 13, 1864 – As Major General William T. Sherman’s Federal armies surrounded Savannah on the Atlantic coast, a division of XV Corps prepared to
December 12, 1864 – Elements of Major General William T. Sherman’s Federal armies prepared to attack Fort McAllister, which blocked Sherman from linking with the