A John Davison Rockefeller B Warren Harding C William Sherman
D Robert Fulton 4.
An entertaining account by William Sherman
of the failed deciphering attempts of 20th-century military cryptanalysts likewise testifies to the book's enigmatic refusal of attempts to account for, let alone read it.
The first two chapters introduce the reader to the key players such as Nathaniel Banks, William Sherman
, and Nathan Bedford Forrest.
Featuring more than 125 objects from the museum's collection and private lenders--including art and artifact--the Navajo blanket owned by General William Sherman
, a collection of Plains Nations pipes and beaded pipe bags, peace medals given to Thomas Jefferson, George Washington and the sword and scabbard of Andrew Jackson (on loan from the National Museum of American History)--tell the story of early ancestors and their efforts to live side-by-side at the birth of the United States.
Although among the most successful Union commanders by war's end, Thomas in life and legacy failed to garner as much acclaim as the great Union military triumvirate of Ulysses Grant, William Sherman
, and Philip Sheridan that emerged in the postwar era.
Crane), as well as the recent work of William Sherman
, Jennifer Summit, and Alexandra Gillespie.
In January 1865, the famous General William Sherman
met with Edwin Stanton, Abraham Lincoln's secretary of war, and twenty black church leaders in his quarters in Savannah, Georgia.
, Used Books: Marking Readers in Renaissance England (Philadelphia, 2007)), even databases devoted to recapturing what readers wrote in their books (see William Weaver's Glossa Rhetorica, accessible at https://www.
In this eloquent contribution to the history of reading, William Sherman
situates the practice of marking in books within the larger field of book history, and he utilizes the handwritten marginalia and annotations in early print editions to discuss broadly the conditions, habits, and perceptions of book use in early modern England.