posted by .

What new tactic of the war was introduced by Sherman's " march to the sea " ?

  • U.S. HISTORY -

    The tactic, while not really new to history, was terrorizing civilians.


  • U.S. HISTORY -

    The tactic is called scorched earth. It involves destroying anything useful to the enemy while advancing or withdrawing from the area.

  • U.S. HISTORY -

    Scorched earth is a much better answer than mine.

    Thank you, Anonymous, for all of your answers this evening.

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. BUS 210

    I know what these tactics are but I need to know where can I find examples about these political tactics: I have no personal experience of these Attack and blame tactic versus make everyone a winner, Be irreplaceable or occupy a central …
  2. History-Civil War

    Battle of Chattanooga, last fought by Grant and Sherman together. Why was its outcome significant ?
  3. History-Civil War

    1865-Marching through Georgia How did Sherman's march affect the Confederacy, and advance the cause of Union victory ?
  4. History-Civil War

    1865: Marching through Georgia In terms of supply, how was Sherman"s march different than other Civil War campaigns?
  5. history? help

    In this portfolio assignment, you have chosen an event from the Civil War or pre-war era, have taken notes on this event, and now will take on a persona from the event. For example, you could choose to portray a Union soldier at Gettysburg, …
  6. social studies

    could some plz check my answers. this * stands for my answer. my answers r also at the last question on the bottom. 1. why did william t. sherman want to attack coulmbia?
  7. us history

    How was General William Tecumseh Sherman's March to the Sea negative for Southern civilians?
  8. us history

    reed or damon i need your help How was General William Tecumseh Sherman's March to the Sea negative for Southern civilians?
  9. History

    1) Why were New Mexicans affected by the Bataan Death March?
  10. History

    General T. Sherman explains that his aim was to relentlessly pursue the confederacy and and make them fear and dread him and the union army. Which wartime strategy is represented by this idea?

More Similar Questions