A century-long loop by Florin Diacu

By Florin Diacu

To the reminiscence of Aristide Halanay (1924-1997) of the collage of Bucharest, founding editor of theJournal of Differential Equations.

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Northern forces continued to push into Virginia, winning some important battles and losing others. At the same time, Union forces began invading the western states of Tennessee and Mississippi. The North’s plan was to gain control of the Mississippi River and cut off Texas, Arkansas, and Louisiana from the rest of the Confederacy. In January 1862, President Lincoln approved William’s promotion to brigadier general. William left the war in the East and headed west, where he was assigned to support the forces of Brigadier General Ulysses S.

William did not always agree with Grant’s strategies. He thought that trying to attack Vicksburg directly would not work. Although William argued with his good friend, he followed Grant’s orders. One of his most important missions was to attack and scatter Confederate general John Pemberton’s forces around Vicksburg. But Confederate forces fought fiercely, and William could not overcome them. At the same time, the people of Vicksburg were 39 40 WILLIAM SHERMAN suffering from the siege. The city was constantly shelled by gunboats in the river.

In the East, other battles raged, including the battle at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Gettysburg was considered one of the main turning points of the Civil War. Fought for three days in July 1863, Union troops finally defeated the Army of Virginia. On November 19, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln dedicated the battlefield as a national cemetery. President Lincoln delivered a short but powerful two-minute speech known as the Gettysburg Address. S. history. Marching, Fighting, and Winning This illustration is of the Battle of Gettysburg, the last battle fought on Northern soil.

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