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    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

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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 infantry

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    William T. Sherman

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    William T. Sherman SHERMAN, William Tecumseh (1820-91). Ranked second only to General Ulysses S. Grant as the greatest Northern commander in the American Civil War, Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman was a master of modern warfare. Like Grant, Sherman was born in Ohio when it was a frontier state. He was named Tecumseh for the Shawnee Indian chief who had terrorized that region a few years earlier. Sherman was born on Feb. 8, 1820, in Lancaster, Ohio. His father died when he was 9 years old. Most

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    Biography of William Tecumseh Sherman

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    William Tecumseh Sherman was born on February 8th in the year 1820 in Lancaster Ohio. His father was Charles Sherman, a well-known lawyer and an Ohio Supreme Court Justice. Sherman was one out of eleven children born to Mr. and Mrs. Sherman. In 1829 his father died when Sherman was only 9. He went to live with a family friend. This family friend was Thomas Ewing, an Ohio Senator and a Whig member. With Sherman’s connections, mostly Thomas Ewing, got him an appointment into West Point Military Academy

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    use trying to reform it. The crueler it is, the sooner it will be over.” - William Sherman If the question was raised "Who is the most hated and despised man in the history of Georgia" the response would unanimously be William Tecumseh Sherman. The reason being? Well, only because waged a 6 month campaign ravaging anything Georgian in his path. Known to be one of the most merciless Generals in U.S history, William Sherman was born to a prominent family in Lancaster, Ohio, on February, 8, 1820,

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    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 born to Charles N. Sherman and Mary Hoyt Sherman in Lancaster, Ohio, on February 8, 1820. General Sherman can trace his family

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    witnessing the operations of wounded soldiers and also the horrific scenes of death and amputation. His views were very much different than those of Abraham Lincoln and though not evident, were still noticeable in his writings. Last, none other than William T. Sherman himself, a Federal Army General, disclosed letters sent between him and the Confederate General, J. B. Hood and also letters sent between him and the mayor of Atlanta, James M. Calhoun. In them, he expresses his opinions about the war which

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    General William Tecumseh Sherman The leader of 100,000 troops, became the most hated man in Georgia but honored in Lancaster, Ohio. William Tecumseh Sherman was known as a major architect of modern war. William Sherman was a strong military leader who changed the course of the Civil War. William Tecumseh Sherman was born in a family in Lancaster, Ohio, on February, 8, 1820, one of 11 children. When William was 9 years old, his father died suddenly. Because his mother was now widowed, she sent William

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    Who is William T. Sherman? William T. Sherman was a Union Army leader in the US Civil War. He is known for “Sherman’s March to the Sea”. This march was designed to crush the spirit of the south. It was also to frighten Georgia’s civilians into leaving the confederacy. Sherman was born in Lancaster, Ohio on February 8, 1820. He was one of eleven children. He was also the sixth generation of Shermans to become a lawyer. Sherman attended college at The United States Military Academy Preparatory school

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    The End of the American Civil War

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    The Confederate States of America. All of this will most certainly illustrate that April 9, 1865 was indeed the end of a tragedy. CUTTING OFF THE SOUTH In September of 1864, General William T. Sherman and his army cleared the city of Atlanta of its civilian population. It was from there that General Sherman and his army began its famous "march to the sea". The march covered a distance of 400 miles and was 60 miles wide. For 32 days no news of him reached the North. He had cut himself off

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