The Western Theater
David Dixon Porter, Grant, and Sherman – closing off the West
- Porter and Grant exemplify what a joint Navy/Army command can do when working in tandem. Describe their plan and what they did to effectually close the Mississippi River.
- Taking New Orleans was a brilliant strategy that will be reused in our topics next week. Discuss New Orleans as a strategic point.
- Sherman is on the march – what are his plans to arrive in the Carolinas? Describe TOTAL WAR.
Zoom PP Lecture:
Sherman’s March to the Sea
Discuss your prospectus for your final paper with the instructor!