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Who was the Union leader at the fall of Richmond in the Civil War?

General Ulysses Simpson Grant led the Army of the Potomac.

How did the Atlanta campaign lead to the war ending?

The Atlanta campaign led to the war ending because the union marched through several states and destroyed them all and then when they got to Atlanta they destroyed the railroad so no transports could get through

President Abraham Lincoln sent Union troops into Virginia in the spring of 1862 under the command of what general?

The Peninsula Campaign was fought from March to July 1862 by the Army of the Potomac, commanded by Maj. Gen. George McClellan. McClellan's overcautious approach led to a retreat by his army to the James River and it was eventual recalled to the defense of Washington DC in August 1862.

What union general could be described as overly cautious?

Most of them, depending on your perspective. The one generally considered overly cautious is General McClellan, who led the entire Union Army in late 1861 and early 1862. Even with extreme superior numbers in men, cannon, and supplies he did not attack South for months. When he finally did, he moved south around Richmond and landed on the James peninsula, then slowed his assault as he believed his force was outnumbered 2 to 1. He was eventually relieved of command after the debacle of the Seven Days Campaign and his terrible inactivity.

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Who led the union troops on a campaign that had as its goal the capture of Richmond?

Ulysses S. Grant

Who led the union troops on campaign that had as its goal the the capture of Richmond?

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Which commanding officer led the Union in the siege of Vicksburg?

U.S. Grant led U.S. forces throughout the Vicksburg Campaign.

Who was the leader of the union in the Atlanta battle?

General William Tecumseh Sherman led the Union forces.

Who led union victory at Shiloh?

U.S. Grant - helped by Sherman, whom he befriended in this campaign.

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When did Union General William B Franklin graduate from West Point?

Union General William B. Franklin graduated from West Point in 1843. Among the graduating class of 39 cadets, Franklin ranked first. He saw significant action on the Peninsula Campaign. There, under General George B. McClellan, Franklin led the VI Corps. He also led the same Corps in the Battle of Antietam.

Union general (blank) led an aggressive campaign through the South that destroyed much of Georgia?

William Tecumseh Sherman

Who were the Union and the Confederate commanders during the Battle of Vicksburg?

The union's leader was Ulysses Grant the 18 president and the Confederacy was led by John Pemberton.