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Western Theater of the American Civil War

The Western Theater of the American Civil War encompassed major military operations in the states of Alabama, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee, as well as Louisiana east of the Mississippi River. Operations on the coasts of these states, except for Mobile Bay, are considered part of the Lower Seaboard Theater. Most other operations east of the Mississippi are part of the Eastern Theater. Operations west of the Mississippi River took place in the Trans-Mississippi Theater; the Western Theater served as an avenue of military operations by Union armies directly into the agricultural heartland of the South via the major rivers of the region. The Confederacy was forced to defend an enormous area with limited resources. Most railroads ran north to south, as opposed to east to west, making it difficult to send Confederate troops and supplies to troops further from the more populated and industrialized areas of the eastern Confederacy. Union operations began with securing Kentucky in Union hands in September 1861.

Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's Army of the Tennessee had early successes in Kentucky and western Tennessee in 1861 and 1862, capturing the important strategic locations of forts Henry and Donelson; the Army of the Tennessee and the Army of the Ohio defeated the Confederate Army of Mississippi, commanded by General Albert Sidney Johnston, at the Battle of Shiloh, driving it out of western Tennessee, subsequently marching into Mississippi and capturing Corinth. Grant's troops marched towards and captured Vicksburg in 1862–63. Meanwhile, the Army of the Ohio known as the Army of the Cumberland, experienced success, blocking a Confederate invasion of Kentucky and gaining control over large amounts of Tennessee through the Battle of Stones River and the 1863 Tullahoma Campaign while fighting against the Confederate Army of Tennessee, whose commander, Braxton Bragg, was criticized for his alleged lack of military skill; the Union army was checked in its invasion of Georgia at the Battle of Chickamauga, besieged at Chattanooga.

Grant, now commanding the newly created Military Division of the Mississippi, took command, received reinforcements from the Army of the Tennessee, as well as from the eastern Army of the Potomac. The siege of Chattanooga was lifted in November 1863. Following his elevation by Abraham Lincoln to General-in-Chief, Grant put Maj. Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman in charge of the combined armies. Chattanooga served as a launching pad for Sherman to capture the Confederate rail-hub of Atlanta and to march to the Atlantic, inflicting a major logistical and psychological blow to the Confederacy. After reaching the ocean, Sherman invaded the Carolinas. Operations in the Western Theater concluded with the surrender of Southern forces to the Union armies in North Carolina and Florida in May 1865 following General Robert E. Lee's surrender to Grant at Appomattox Court House; the Western Theater receives less attention than the Eastern Theater. This has much to do with the greater proximity of action in the east to capitals and to major population centers.

However, some historians consider it the war's most important theater. While the Eastern Theater remained in stalemate until 1864, Union troops in the west, beginning in 1861, were able to surround and drive back the Confederate troops, forcing them into eventual capitulation; this was done through a steady series of Union victories in major battles, interrupted by only a single defeat, which took place at Chickamauga. The Western Theater was an area defined by the sequence of campaigning, it represented the area east of the Mississippi River and west of the Appalachian Mountains. It excluded operations against the Gulf Coast and the Eastern Seaboard, but as the war progressed and William Tecumseh Sherman's Union armies moved southeast from Chattanooga, Tennessee in 1864 and 1865, the definition of the theater expanded to encompass their operations in Georgia and the Carolinas; the West was by some measures the most important theater of the war. Capture of the Mississippi River has been one of the key tenets of Union General-in-Chief Winfield Scott's Anaconda Plan.

Military historian J. F. C. Fuller has described the Union invasion as an immense turning movement, a left wheel that started in Kentucky, headed south down the Mississippi River, east through Tennessee and the Carolinas. With the exception of the Battle of Chickamauga and some daring raids by cavalry or guerrilla forces, the four years in the West marked a string of continuous defeats for the Confederates. Union generals outclassed most of their Confederate opponents, with the exception of cavalry commander Nathan Bedford Forrest. Lacking the proximity to the opposing capitals and population centers of the East, the astounding Confederate victories, the fame of Eastern generals such as Robert E. Lee, George B. McClellan, Stonewall Jackson, the Western theater received less attention than the Eastern, both at the time and in subsequent historical accounts; the near-steady progress that Union forces made in defeating Confederate armies in the West and overtaking Confederate territory went nearly unnoticed.

The campaign classification established by the United States National Park Service is more fine-grained than the one used in this article. Some minor NPS campaigns have been omitted and some have been combined into larger categories. Only a few of the 117 battles the NPS classifies for this theater are described. Boxed text in the right margin show the NPS campaigns associated with

Jacob Une Larsson

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The hit team of Anand Bakshi and Laxmikant Pyarelal created melodious songs like'Tu Kitni Achchi Hai... O Maa','O Phirkiwali','Mera Naam Hai Chameli' and'Sang Basanti Ang Basanti'. Sanjeev Kumar as Sudhir/Vijay Kumkum as Rajnatarki Madhvi Ajit as Hariram Haria Mukri as Sunder Mohan Choti as Gangu Kamal Kapoor as Senapati Vikram Mahesh Kothare as Yuvraaj Narendradev/Raja Nirupa Roy as Shanta Nazima as Sujata Sujjo Aruna Rai as Chanchala Bipin Gupta as Maharaj Badri Prasad as Guru Shivanand The film's music was composed by Laxmikant Pyarelal with lyrics by Anand Bakshi. Mera Naam Hai Chameli, Lata Mangeshkar Mere Raja Mere Lal, Asha Bhosle & Usha Mangeshkar Kanhaiya Kanhaiya, Lata Mangeshkar, Manna Dey, Kaumudi Munshi & Vinod Sharma O Phirkiwali, Tu Kal Phir Aana, Nahin Phir Jaana, Mohammad Rafi Sang Basanti, Ang Basanti, Rang Basanti Chha Gaya, Mohammad Rafi, Lata Mangeshkar, Manna Dey Tu Kitni Achhi Hai, Lata Mangeshkar Raja Aur Runk on IMDb