Marching Through Georgia, December 4, 1864: “the expected approach of a large force of the enemy” governs Federal movements

A few days ago, I pointed out that the aggregate width of the Federal columns marching through Georgia on November 27, 1864 was about thirty miles.  In contrast, if you were to tour the locations visited on the march for December 4, start at the Brier Creek Bridge north of Waynesboro and drive about 55Continue reading “Marching Through Georgia, December 4, 1864: “the expected approach of a large force of the enemy” governs Federal movements”