came to the front.
Grant was called to exercise the chief command over all the armies of the Union.
To Sherman, who was now made a brigadier-general of regulars, was given the supervision of the entire Southwest, embracing practically all of the military frontier not under Grant's immediate control.
He was to direct the chief army which was to strike at the vitals of the lower South, and to exercise general supervision over the military operations in Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, and Arkansas, which were designed to make secure the hold of the Federals upon the lower Mississippi valley.
The river was held, and the army of one hundred thousand men, under the immediate command of Sherman, carried to suchcess conclusion, in 1864-65, three campaigns—that against Atlanta, the store-house of the Confederacy, for which he was made major-general in the regular army, the march through Georgia to the sea, cutting the Confederacy in two a second time, and the campaign through the Caroli
Stone's River, or Murfreesboro, Tenn., Dec. 31, 1862, and Jan. 2, 18631,6777,5433,68612,9061,2947,9452,47611,715
Arkansas Post, Ark., Jan. 11, 1863134898291,06128814,7914,900
Chancellorsville and Fredericksburg, Va., May 1-4, 18631,5759,5945oriesWhite TroopsSailors and MarinesColored TroopsIndian NationsAggregateTotal Deaths, All Causes
Regular C. S. Army359721,00727441468251,015egimentsLegionsBattalionsCompaniesRegimentsLegionsBattalionsCompaniesRegimentsBattalionsCompanies