Learn how refugee slaves seek liberation and follow Sherman's army but instead meet terrible fates in Week 34 of 37 Weeks: Sherman on the March. With the March to the Sea four weeks underway, thousands of refugee slaves in search of liberation follow the Union army. They are both boon and bane to Sherman’s cause: providing labor, but hindering movement. At Ebenezer Creek, the bridge is dismantled so none can follow. Countless refugees drown; survivors are shot by Confederate troops or remanded to their owners. The enslaved are not yet free.
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