Who is William Tecumseh Sherman

William Tecumseh Sherman ( tih-KUM-sə; February 8, 1820 – February 14, 1891) was an American soldier, businessman, educator, and author. He served as a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War (1861–1865), achieving recognition for his command of military strategy as well as criticism for the harshness of the scorched-earth policies that he implemented against the Confederate States. British military theorist and historian B. H. Liddell Hart declared that Sherman was "the first modern general".Born in Ohio into a politically prominent family, Sherman graduated in 1840 from the United States Military Academy at West Point. He interrupted his military career in 1853 to pursue private business ventures, without much success. In 1859 he became superintendent of the Louisia...
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Unknownleadere: if nominated, i will not run; if elected, i will not serve. --william tecumseh sherman
Unknownleadere: if nominated, i will not run; if elected, i will not serve. --william tecumseh sherman
Adonlon71: face your fear accept your war it is what it is -zack wylde, black label society war is the remedy our enemies have chosen, and i say let us give them all they want. -william tecumseh sherman who also said: you cannot qualify war in harsher terms than i will.
Anarcho3d: "you people speak so lightly of war; you don't know what you're talking about. war is a terrible thing!" - william tecumseh sherman
Jjfthompson: the myth of “40 acres and a mule” is based on field order number 15, jan. 16, 1865, which was supposed to give land to ex-slaves for resettlement in georgia, south carolina, and florida. the author of that order was william tecumseh sherman. sherman
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Ballade Of The Midnight Forest
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Still sing the mocking fairies, as of old,
Beneath the shade of thorn and holly-tree;
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And wolves still dread Diana roaming free
In secret woodland with her company.
'Tis thought the peasants' hovels know her rite
When now the wolds are bathed in silver light,
And first the moonrise breaks the dusky grey,
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