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  • General Sherman
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    William Tecumseh Sherman (1820-1891) A True American Achiever One of the most colorful characters of the Civil War was a General named William T. Sherman. During the period of the war (1861-1865), General Sherman went full circle from being forced to retire on trumped up charges that he was insane, to becoming a key player in bringing this bloody war to a close. He entered the annals of military history as one of the greatest and most distinguished generals of all time. William T. Sherman was bo...
  • Sherman And His Army
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    William Tecumseh Sherman was born on May 8, 1820 in Lancaster, Ohio. He was educated at the U.S. Military Academy and later went on to become a Union General in the U.S. civil war. Sherman resigned from the army in 1853 and became a partner in a banking firm in San Francisco. He became the president of the Military College in Louisiana (now Louisiana state University) from 1859-1861. Sherman offered his services at the outbreak of the Civil War in 1861 and was put in command of a volunteer infan...
  • William Sherman
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    William Sherman How would you feel if your brother came into your room and transformed it into a junkyard? You would probably have the same feelings of the civilians in Georgia when William Sherman came across their land. William Sherman was hated by most Southerners and favored by many generals from the North because if his brilliant war tactic. William Sherman was born on May 8, 1820 in Lancaster, Ohio. But according to the American History Encyclopedia, he was born on February 8 of that year....
  • Sherman's Troops
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    William Tecumseh Sherman was, and still is, probably the most hated man in the history of Georgia. William was born on February 8th, 1820, in Ohio. His father died when he was young, and his mother had to send him off to be raised by a foster parent. Sherman later married his foster parents daughter, Ellen Ewing. Sherman graduated from WestPoint military academy in 1840, and in the Mexican war, he was positioned in San Francisco. He later quit his job in the military to seek a partnership in the...
  • General William T Sherman
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    Tony Coleman HIST 2010 R 53 Instructor: Jim Kelly 7 April 2005 General William Tecumseh Sherman; Hero, Criminal and Terrorist It is said, "The victor writes history". In no case is this better illustrated than that of William Tecumseh Sherman. In most history books Sherman is touted as nothing less than a hero. It is often said he was the first modern general because of his use of total war. To many in the southern United States, Sherman was no hero. In the State of Georgia, many people even in ...

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