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Memoirs of General W.T. Sherman

Author: William T Sherman
Publisher: New York : Library of America, ©1990.
Series: Library of America, 51.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : 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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Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891.
Memoirs of General W.T. Sherman.
New York : Library of America, ©1990
(DLC) 90060012
(OCoLC)21229234
Named Person: William T Sherman; William T Sherman; William T Sherman
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William T Sherman
ISBN: 0585202249 9780585202242
OCLC Number: 44956306
Description: 1 online resource (1138 pages) : illustrations.
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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