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Memoirs of General W.T. Sherman

Author: William T Sherman
Publisher: New York : Literary Classics of the United States : Distributed by the Viking Press, ©1990.
Series: Library of America, 51.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Personal narratives
Named Person: William T Sherman; William T Sherman
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William T Sherman
ISBN: 0940450658 9780940450653
OCLC Number: 21229234
Description: 2 volumes in 1 : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm.
Contents: Memoirs of General William T. Sherman, Vol. I --
Memoirs of General William T. Sherman, Vol. II.
Series Title: Library of America, 51.
Responsibility: William Tecumseh Sherman.

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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.

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