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Sher·man

 (shûr′mən), Roger 1721-1793.
American Revolutionary patriot and politician who was a signer of the Declaration of Independence (1776), the Articles of Confederation (1781), and the US Constitution (1787).

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William Tecumseh Sherman
photographed in the 1860s

Sherman

, William Tecumseh 1820-1891.
American Union general. Appointed commander of all Union troops in the West (1864), he captured Atlanta (1864) and led the destructive "March to the Sea," which effectively cut the Confederacy in two.

Sherman

(ˈʃɜːmən)
n
(Biography) William Tecumseh (tɪˈkʌmsə). 1820–91, American Union commander during the Civil War. He led the victorious march through Georgia (1864), becoming commander of the army in 1869

Sher•man

(ˈʃɜr mən)

n.
1. James Schoolcraft, 1855–1912, vice president of the U.S. 1909–12.
2. John, 1823–1900, U.S. statesman (brother of William T.).
3. Roger, 1721–93, American statesman.
4. William Tecumseh, 1820–91, Union general in the Civil War.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Sherman - United States general who was commander of all Union troops in the WestSherman - United States general who was commander of all Union troops in the West; he captured Atlanta and led a destructive march to the sea that cut the Confederacy in two (1820-1891)
2.Sherman - American Revolutionary leader and signer of the Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation and the United States Constitution (1721-1793)Sherman - American Revolutionary leader and signer of the Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation and the United States Constitution (1721-1793)
3.Sherman - a peak in the Rocky Mountains in central Colorado (14,036 feet high)
Centennial State, Colorado, CO - a state in west central United States in the Rocky Mountains
4.Sherman - a town in northeastern Texas near the Oklahoma border
Lone-Star State, Texas, TX - the second largest state; located in southwestern United States on the Gulf of Mexico
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Lieutenant General Sherman was to have been of the party also, but the Indian war compelled his presence on the plains.
However, we were to have a "battery of guns" from the Navy Department (as per advertisement) to be used in answering royal salutes; and the document furnished by the Secretary of the Navy, which was to make "General Sherman and party" welcome guests in the courts and camps of the old world, was still left to us, though both document and battery, I think, were shorn of somewhat of their original august proportions.
1] Arnold Sherman, an elderly friend of the Irvings, was there at the same time, and added not a little to the general pleasantness of life.
The third house on the right-hand side is a bird-stuffer's: Sherman is the name.
Then one returned to camp with a word of encouragement from Sherman or a friendly shake of the hand from McClellan.
Sherman," the initial "S" standing for no name, it being simply a part of what the coloured man proudly called his "entitles.
It is employing as large a force of messenger- boys as the army that marched with General Sherman from Atlanta to the sea.
Captain Sherman, her commander, to whose ingenuity and excellent taste these results are solely attributable, has bravely and worthily distinguished himself on more than one trying occasion: not least among them, in having the moral courage to carry British troops, at a time (during the Canadian rebellion) when no other conveyance was open to them.
Sherman began his general dentistry practice in Worcester and worked there for over 35 years.
Often Todd Riley is asked "What is the Value of my Sherman Oaks Home?