William Tecumseh Sherman´s ¨March to the Sea¨ began on this day in 1864.
The North can make a steam engine, locomotive or railway car; hardly a yard of cloth or a pair of shoes can you make. You are rushing into war with one of the most powerful, ingeniously mechanical and determined people on earth -- right at your doors. You are bound to fail. Only in spirit and determination are you prepared for war. In all else you are totally unprepared, with a bad cause to start with.
William Tecumseh Sherman
When Georgia Howled: Sherman on the March ...