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William Tecumseh Sherman

defender and destroyer

by Nancy Whitelaw

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Published by Morgan Reynolds, Inc. in Greensboro, N.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Sherman, William T. 1820-1891 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • United States. Army -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Generals -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 107) and index.

      StatementNancy Whitelaw.
      SeriesNotable Americans.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE467.1.S55 W5 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination111 p. :
      Number of Pages111
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL793653M
      ISBN 101883846129
      LC Control Number95026283
      OCLC/WorldCa33443790


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William Tecumseh Sherman was one of those Civil War figures I had read a great deal about through biographies of other generals, but I had never read anything specific to him.

This book is a very comprehensive look at his time before and during the Civil War/5. The New York Times best-selling biography of one of America’s most storied military figures. General William Tecumseh Sherman’s burning of Atlanta solidified his legacy as a ruthless leader.

Evolving from a spirited student at West Point, Sherman became a general who fought in some of the Civil War’s most decisive campaigns―Shiloh, Vicksburg, Atlanta―until finally, seeking a /5().

Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. By William Tecumseh Sherman - Memoirs of General W.T. Sherman (Library of America) () [Hardcover].

What is the best book on William Tecumseh Sherman. This is a new feature. Please give your nomination for the best book on Sherman. Each member of Civil War Talk can nominate one book. I will compile the nominations and then a week later you can vote on the one you think is the best.

This will finally and definitively be the best book on. Historians cannot get enough of William Tecumseh Sherman, and no wonder. As multiple biographies have noted over the last 30 years, he is a particularly modern figure — high-strung, quotable Author: Thomas E.

Ricks. In his new book, "Fierce Patriot: The Tangled Lives of William Tecumseh Sherman" (), Robert O'Connell writes of his subject: "Not unexpectedly, [Sherman] has already sired a string of biographies. All deserve some credit for having attempted to capture such a lollapalooza of a by: 4.

Sherman’s autobiography is pretty great. Clear, engaging, thorough narrative, if utterly one-sided. Sherman is positively Churchillian in his complete certitude regarding his version of events.

Not saying he’s right all the time (god knows Churchi. Alongside Ulysses S. Grant and William Tecumseh Sherman, Philip H. Sheridan is the least known of the triumvirate of generals most responsible for winning the Civil War.

Yet, before Sherman's famous march through Georgia, it was General Sheridan who introduced scorched-earth warfare to the South, and it was his Cavalry Corps that compelled. Book Review published on: Ap James Lee McDonough has crafted an excellent addition to the available literature on William Tecumseh Sherman.

Meticulously researched with extensive use of Sherman’s prolific correspondence, it paints a striking picture of a complex man. Some biographers overdo the youth and genealogy of their subject.