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Memoirs of General William T. Sherman

Author: William T Sherman; B H Liddell Hart
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [1957]
Series: Civil War centennial series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Just as the Civil War has been called by military experts the first modern war, so General Sherman has been called the first modern general. His emphasis on strategy and mobility of troops has earned him a distinguished place in military history. First published just ten years after the Civil War ended, General Sherman's Memoirs, an intimate first-hand account, reveal the development of his ultimate theory that the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891.
Memoirs of General William T. Sherman.
Bloomington, Indiana University Press [1957]
(OCoLC)654403144
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William T Sherman; B H Liddell Hart
OCLC Number: 228762
Notes: "Two volumes complete in one."
Description: xviii, 405, 409 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Civil War centennial series.
Responsibility: by himself ; foreword by B.H. Liddell Hart.

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Just as the Civil War has been called by military experts the first modern war, so General Sherman has been called the first modern general. His emphasis on strategy and mobility of troops has earned him a distinguished place in military history. First published just ten years after the Civil War ended, General Sherman's Memoirs, an intimate first-hand account, reveal the development of his ultimate theory that the way to decide wars and win battles is "more by the movement of troops than by fighting."--from inside jacket.

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