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Siege of Vicksburg
We're taking over the river by the way.
Well, that sucks for the rest of the Confederacy and me.
Total War (Atlanta)
Get out of here quickly, they're burning down everything!
You guys can keep your horses and small firearms but, thats it.
The North won by siege and took control of the Mississippi River. This made the Confederacy get cut in half.
Sherman's soldiers stole food and livestock and burned the houses and barns of people who tried to fight back while the African Americans followed the soldiers "marching to the sea". This event crippled the south and hurt their chances of winning.
Petersburg falls as the Confederate government flees Richmond and surrenders at the Appomattox Court House. The Union was being generous by letting the South keep their horses and small firearms, ending the war with dignity.
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