William Tecumseh Sherman

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Noun1.William Tecumseh Sherman - United States general who was commander of all Union troops in the WestWilliam Tecumseh Sherman - 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)
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Paul Getty B John Davison Rockefeller C Warren Harding D William Sherman 12.
William Sherman is alleged to have parked his horses during the torrential rains that, legend has it, saved our little town from being torched, is typical of the era.
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.
House of Representatives, John Sherman (William Sherman's younger brother) signed an abolitionist document known as a "helper's book." With his signature, John was confirmed as an abolitionist.
William Sherman reviews the many unsuccessful attempts to decode the manuscript in the twentieth century, including the work of eminent British and American code-breakers better known for their work on Japanese and German ciphers during the Second World War.
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.
The first two chapters introduce the reader to the key players such as Nathaniel Banks, William Sherman, and Nathan Bedford Forrest.
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.
William Sherman's Total War Produced Victory," Investors Business Daily, April 23, 2013, http://news.investors.com/management-leaders-in-success/042313-652977-william-sherman-ignored-his-critics-to-win.htm?p=full.
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.
There are entire sessions devoted to annotation at meetings like the Renaissance Society of America and the International Association of Neo-Latin Studies, and we also have a growing number of special issues of journals devoted to the subject (e.g., "Annotations manuscrites dans les livres da la Renaissance," Bulletin du bibliophile 2010, issue 2), books on marginalia (e.g., William Sherman, 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.zotero.org/groups/ glossa_rhetorica).