Learn how General Beauregard urges civil resistance, but Sherman advances with little opposition in Week 33 of 37 Weeks: Sherman on the March. It is the third week of Sherman’s March. General Beauregard and Confederate authorities urge the public to delay his advance. But for 36 days, the Union army marches onward with little resistance. The State Capitol in Milledgeville surrenders, and Sherman occupies the Governor’s mansion. Lincoln awaits news in Washington. Confederates don’t know where he is going. Sherman is on the loose in Georgia.
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