Up Next: General Winfield Scott’s Famous Anaconda Plan and Its Significance to Ultimate Union Victory

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May 11, 2016 (Wednesday) – Anaconda Plan Map“The Significance of the Anaconda Plan to the Success of the Union War Effort.”  John Murray and Brian Schoen will discuss Winfield Scott’s initial plan for strangulation of the Confederacy through coordinated naval blockades and army actions. They will discuss how important this plan was to the ultimate Union victory.

You can read more about the Anaconda Plan here:

http://www.civilwaracademy.com/anaconda-plan.html

and here:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anaconda_Plan

and also here:

http://www.encyclopediavirginia.org/Anaconda_Plan