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1864 And Grant S Union Military Strategy

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...Gettysburg In 1864, Ulysses S. Grant assumed command of the Union Armies, shifting the Union’s military strategy and leading to some key victories. But the Union also faced setbacks in this phase of the war. In this discussion you will discuss the Union’s strategies in 1864 as well as their successes and failures.
Consider the following in a post of at least 550 words:
• How was the Union military strategy in 1864 successful and unsuccessful in the eastern and western theaters of the war?
The military strategy of Ulysses S. Grant and the leadership of President Lincoln are widely credited for the success of the Union Army during the Civil War. But Grant’s strategy at the time was not viewed as an uncomplicated success, despite some eventual, notable victories over his Confederate opponents. According to Brooks (2017), before the promotion of Grant, Lincoln was extremely frustrated by the tactics deployed……



Brooks, R. (2017). What were the major strategies of the Civil War? Civil War Saga. Retrieved from: 

Pearlman, M. (2016). Union at risk: How Lincoln and Grant nearly lost the war in 1864. Civil War Times. Retrieved from: in-1864.htm


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