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Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh) 1820-1891

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Works: 1,728 works in 2,779 publications in 1 language and 88,144 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Personal narratives  Sources  Records and correspondence  Miscellanea  Maps  Campaign speeches 
Subject Headings: Armed Forces  Generals 
Roles: Author, Dedicatee, Correspondent, Former owner, Editor, Composer
Classifications: E467.1.S55, B
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Memoirs of General William T. Sherman by William T Sherman( Book )

64 editions published between 1875 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1875, General William T. Sherman's memoir was one of the first from the Civil War, and was offered to the public because, as Sherman wrote in his dedication, "no satisfactory history" of the war was yet available. Although the Memoirs have been revised and corrected many times over the years, Sherman, famously, never changed the original text of his recollections. He was not an historian, he said, and invited "any witness who may disagree with me should publish his own version of [the] facts'" HarperTorch brings great works of non-fiction and the dramatic arts to life in digital format, upholding the highest standards in ebook production and celebrating reading in all its forms. Look for more titles in the HarperTorch collection to build your digital library
The Sherman letters; correspondence between General and Senator Sherman from 1837 to 1891 by William T Sherman( Book )

15 editions published between 1894 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A da Capo Press reprint series. The American scene; comments and commentators
William Tecumseh Sherman: gold rush banker by Dwight L Clarke( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Commanding voices of blue & gray : General William T. Sherman ... [et al.] ; edited by Brian M. Thomsen( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the Civil War as experienced by the commanders on both sides, in an anthology that features the writings of such figures as Sherman, McClellan, Mosby, Longstreet, Custer, and others
Our wild Indians: thirty-three years' personal experience among the Red Men of the great West. A popular account of their social life, religion, habits, traits, customs, exploits, etc., with thrilling adventures and experiences on the Great Plains and in the mountains of our wide frontier by Richard Irving Dodge( Book )

7 editions published between 1882 and 1886 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A view of the American Indians, first published in 1882, from an Army colonel who served during the Indian wars in the West, presenting his views on the customs and behavior of prominent Indian tribes, including the Cheyenne, Apache, Pawnee, Ute, Comanche, and Sioux
Supplemental report of the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War : in two volumes ; supplemental to Senate report no. 142, 38th Congress, 2d session by United States( Book )

6 editions published between 1866 and 1977 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reports of inspection made in the summer of 1877 by Generals P.H. Sheridan and W.T. Sherman of country north of the Union Pacific Railroad by United States( Book )

11 editions published in 1878 in English and Undetermined and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recollections of California, 1846-1861 by William T Sherman( Book )

2 editions published in 1945 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Tecumseh Sherman (1820-1891) of Ohio won military fame as one of the greatest Union generals in the Civil War. His association with California began when he served as an aide to Generals Philip Kearny and Richard Barnes Mason during the Mexican War. He remained in California as an adjutant to General Persifor Smith. Sherman's military tour in California ended in January 1850, but he resigned his Army commission in 1853 and returned to California as manager of a new bank. Barring a brief trip east to bring his wife and daughter to their new home in San Francisco, Sherman remained until 1857. Recollections of California (1945) contains extracts from Sherman's published Memoirs dealing with his life in California as well as two letters written by Sherman from Monterey in 1848. These cover his voyage round the Horn and landing in Monterey and military missions to Los Angeles and San Francisco. He discusses the Army's problems of establishing military rule and recalls the discovery of gold, which transformed the military mission and his own life. Sherman chronicles his part in Governor Mason's historic inspection trip to the gold fields near Sutter's Fort in 1848 as well as his own business ventures of the time: a store at Coloma, surveying a channel through Suisan Bay, a ranch at Cosumnes River, and Sacramento land speculations. He describes San Francisco and the flood of immigrants to California, 1848-1849. From his later residence, he recalls the bank run of 1855 and the Vigilance Committee crisis of 1856. The excerpts end with Sherman's recollections of his life as attorney and educator, 1857-1861, before the Civil War called him back to military life
Memoirs of General W.T. Sherman by William T Sherman( Book )

27 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hailed as a prophet of modern war and condemned as a harbinger of modern barbarism, Sherman is the most controversial general of the Civil War. "War is cruelty, you cannot refine it," he wrote in fury to the Confederate mayor of Atlanta, and his memoir is filled with dozens of such wartime exchanges and a fascinating, eerie account of the famous march through the Carolinas
Sherman's Civil War by William T Sherman( Book )

3 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Personal memoirs of Gen. W.T. Sherman by William T Sherman( Book )

6 editions published between 1875 and 1891 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Military law by William T Sherman( Book )

5 editions published in 1880 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Military map showing the marches of the United States forces under command of Maj. Gen'l W.T. Sherman, U.S.A., during the years 1863, 1864, 1865 by William Kossak( )

12 editions published between 1865 and 1970 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detailed map of the southeastern United States showing fortifications, "movements of Genl. J.H. Wilson's Cavalry Corps," "pursuit of Hood," and the lines of march of the 4th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th, and 20th army corps and the cavalry. Map also indicates "movements on Atlanta, Ga.," roads, railroads, names and boundaries of states, towns, drainage, geographical coordinates, and relief by hachures
General Sherman's official account of his great march through Georgia and the Carolinas, from his departure from Chattanooga to the surrender of General Joseph E. Johnston and the Confederate forces under his command. To which is added, General Sherman's evidence before the Congressional committee on the conduct of the war; the animadversions of Secretary Stanton and General Halleck: with a defence of his proceedings, etc by William T Sherman( Book )

4 editions published in 1865 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This edition of Sherman's official account includes "Evidence given before the Congressional Committee on the Conduct of the War, the Animadversions of Secretary Stanton and General Halleck: with a Defense of his Proceedings."
Who burnt Columbia? : official depositions of Wm. Tecumseh Sherman and Gen. O.O. Howard, U.S.A., for the defence, and extracts from some of the depositions for the claimants by O. O Howard( Book )

7 editions published in 1873 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Containing official depositions of General Sherman and General Howard, this volume attempts to find out who burned Columbia, South Carolina during the American Civil War
Reply of Maj. Gen. Sherman to the mayor of Atlanta : and speeches of Maj. Gen. Hooker, delivered in the cities of Brooklyn and New York, Sept. 22, 1864. Letter of Lieut. Gen. Grant by William T Sherman( Book )

10 editions published in 1864 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

General and field orders. Campaign of the armies of the Tennessee, Ohio and Cumberland, Maj. Gen. W.T. Sherman, commanding, 1864-5 by United States( Book )

5 editions published between 1865 and 1994 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paper read before the Society of the Army of the Tennessee, at its 21st annual reunion at Toledo, O., Sept. 15, 1888 by Grenville M Dodge( Book )

4 editions published between 1888 and 1899 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Major-General Sherman's reports by William T Sherman( Book )

5 editions published in 1865 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherman's Reports include comprehensive accounts of his campaign against Atlanta, campaign against Savannah, campaign through the Carolinas, Johnson's truce and surrender, and the story of the march through Georgia. The report is detailed in exact troop movement, strategy and weaponry
Correspondence between General W.T. Sherman, U.S. Army and Major General W.S. Hancock, U.S. Army : &c., &c by William T Sherman( Book )

7 editions published in 1871 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Gulielmus Tecumseh Sherman

Sherman, W. T.

Sherman, W. T. 1820-1891

Sherman, W. T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891

Sherman, William T.

Sherman, William T. 1820-1891

Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891

Sherman, William Tecumseh 1820-1891

Sherman, Wm. T. 1820-1891

Sherman, Wm. T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891

Vilijam T. Šerman

Viljams Šērmens

William Sherman generał amerykański

William T. Sherman

William T. Sherman General des Amerikanischen Bürgerkrieges

William Tecumseh Sherman militaire, homme d'affaires, enseignant et écrivain américain

William Tecumseh Sherman militare statunitense

Вилијам Т. Шерман

Вільям Шерман

Уилям Шърман

Ўільям Тэксумэ Шэрман

Уільям Тэкумсэ Шэрман

Шерман, Уильям Текумсе

ויליאם שרמן

ويليام شيرمان

ویلیام شرمان افسر آمریکایی

윌리엄 테쿰세 셔먼

ウィリアム・シャーマン アメリカ合衆国の軍人

威廉·特库姆塞·舍曼

威廉·特庫姆賽·雪曼

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Commanding voices of blue & gray : General William T. Sherman ... [et al.] ; edited by Brian M. ThomsenMemoirs of General W.T. ShermanGeneral Sherman's official account of his great march through Georgia and the Carolinas, from his departure from Chattanooga to the surrender of General Joseph E. Johnston and the Confederate forces under his command. To which is added, General Sherman's evidence before the Congressional committee on the conduct of the war; the animadversions of Secretary Stanton and General Halleck: with a defence of his proceedings, etcMemoirs of General W.T. ShermanSherman's marchSherman, fighting prophetSherman : a soldier's passion for order