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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In the fall of 1864, General William Tecumseh Sherman wrought havoc on the economy of the Confederacy with his march to the sea through Georgia and the Carolinas.
Sherman was the daughter of Civil War general William Tecumseh Sherman, who grew up next door.
Rather, as the author points out, the bill failed for lack of active support by the Army Commanding General William Tecumseh Sherman, who should have been the most vocal military supporter, and by an "intense lobbying effort" from the Army's staff bureau chiefs (221).
According to Civil War general William Tecumseh Sherman, "War is hell." The military tries to ritualize war, to make it into a secular religion.
Johnston and Union general William Tecumseh Sherman, whose armies fought many times and who eventually came to respect each other and became close friends, particularly in the 1880s when both lived in Washington DC, Sherman as the commanding general of the US Army and Johnston as a congressman from Virginia and US commissioner of railroads.
William Tecumseh Sherman, a Union General known for his "March to the Sea," led the life of a soldier, businessman, and educational administrator.
WILLIAM TECUMSEH SHERMAN: IN the Service of My Country is the first biography by James Lee McDonough, a well-regarded Civil War historian and professor emeritus at Auburn University who has written extensively on the war in the West, including Shiloh, Chattanooga, Stones River/Murfreesboro, battles in Kentucky, and John Bell Hood's Tennessee campaign.
He shows how the Greeks defeated the mighty Persian empire, how the Thebans shattered the mirage of Spartan invulnerability, how the Romans swiftly ended a long war by attacking the enemy's home front, how Aurelian battled enemies on many fronts to reunite Rome, how William Tecumseh Sherman marched through the American South and destroyed the Confederate will to fight, and how America achieved a permanent victory over Japan.
William Tecumseh Sherman: In the Service of My Country, James Lee McDonough, W.W.
William Tecumseh Sherman's statement when his admirers pushed him for the presidency in the 1870s: "If nominated, I will not run; if elected, I will not serve."
He threatened to bring a nonviolent army to blaze through Southern racism, like General William Tecumseh Sherman had burned through Georgia during the Civil War.
William Tecumseh Sherman to enter the race for the party's presidential nomination.