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The strategy of "Total War" was adopted in one way or another by Lincoln, Grant, and Sherman. Lincoln's weaponizing of the industrial power of the North, Grant's sacrificial strategy, and Sherman's "scorched earth" tactics were all essential parts of the Union's victory over the Confederate States of America. These tactics were cunning, decisive, and devastating, but were they appropriate? Were the "Total War" tactics of the Union leaders acceptable to end the war? Why or Why not? Defend your answer in no less than a 5 sentence paragraph.

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