|The Burnet House, Cincinnati, Ohio|
The battle plan decided upon was simple, but decisive. Sherman would command the Western theater, destroy all rebel resources, pursue and annihilate General Joseph Johnston’s army of the Tennessee and basically cut the confederacy in half. Grant would personally handle the rebellion in the Eastern theater, attacking, holding and bludgeoning Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia into submission.
Parlor A became a shrine of sorts, and for many years the Sons of Union Veterans held their meetings in it.
desire to abide by the Constitution on the issue of slavery.
After the Battle of Shiloh in April 1862, the hotel served as a hospital for wounded troops nursed by the Cincinnati Sisters of Charity.