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

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

    http://www.sonofthesouth.net/leefoundation/shermans-march-to-the-sea.htm

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

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    Scorched earth is a much better answer than mine.

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

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