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The purpose of General William Sherman's march through Georgia and South Carolina was to: -escape the strong Confederate army in pursuit.

The purpose of General William Sherman's march through Georgia and South Carolina was to:

-escape the strong Confederate army in pursuit.

-destroy buildings, supplies, rail lines, and to demoralize the civilians.

-capture the Confederate capitol and possibly Jefferson Davis, himself.

-trap the large Confederate army at Savannah.

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