Calamity in Carolina: The Battles of Averasboro and Bentonville, March 1865 (Emerging Civil War Series) - Daniel T. Davis

Calamity in Carolina: The Battles of Averasboro and Bentonville, March 1865 (Emerging Civil War Series)

Daniel T. Davis

Book Summary

Robert E. Lee gave Joseph E. Johnston an impossible task.Federal armies under Maj. Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman had rampaged through Georgia on their March to the Sea and now were cutting a swath of destruction as they marched north from Savannah through the Carolinas. Locked in a desperate defense of Richmond and Petersburg, there was little Lee could do to stem Sherman