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William Tecumseh Sherman

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William Tecumseh Sherman Ohio home

 

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Portrait in a Minute: William Tecumseh Sherman

 

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Blood and Glory: The Civil War in Color: Sherman's March to Savannah | History

 

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Who was General Sherman?

 

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Ira David Wood III as Union General William Tecumseh Sherman

William Tecumseh Sherman was an American soldier, businessman, educator, and author. He served as a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War (1861–65), for which he received recognition for his outstanding command of military strategy as well as criticism for the harshness of the scorched earth policies he implemented in conducting total war against the Confederate States.
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  • Civil War service 

  • Slavery and emancipation 

  • Strategies 

  • Departmental commander and Reconstruction 

  • General of the Army 

  • Later years 

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  • Historiography 

  • Dates of rank