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Sherman's march in myth and memory

Author: Edward Caudill; Paul Ashdown
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2008.
Series: American crisis series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"General William Tecumseh Sherman's devastating "March to the Sea" in 1864 burned a swath through the cities and countryside of Georgia and into the history of the American Civil War. As they moved from Atlanta to Savannah - destroying homes, buildings, and crops; killing livestock; and consuming supplies - Sherman and the Union army ignited not only southern property, but also imaginations, in both the North and  Read more...
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Caudill, Edward.
Sherman's march in myth and memory.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2008
(OCoLC)609310792
Online version:
Caudill, Edward.
Sherman's march in myth and memory.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2008
(OCoLC)632144785
Named Person: William T Sherman; William T Sherman; William T Sherman; William T Sherman; William T Sherman
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Caudill; Paul Ashdown
ISBN: 9780742550278 0742550273
OCLC Number: 191846929
Awards: Winner of ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Award: History 2009.
Shortlisted for ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Award: History 2008.
Description: ix, 211 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Burning the march into memory --
Sherman --
Industrial-strength Sherman : the press, the idea, the myth --
Sherman among the historians --
Still marching : Sherman in literature --
Long remember : Sherman on stage and screen, in song and poetry --
In Sherman's tracks --
The march and its myths.
Series Title: American crisis series.
Responsibility: Edward Caudill and Paul Ashdown.
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"General William Tecumseh Sherman's devastating "March to the Sea" in 1864 burned a swath through the cities and countryside of Georgia and into the history of the American Civil War. As they moved from Atlanta to Savannah - destroying homes, buildings, and crops; killing livestock; and consuming supplies - Sherman and the Union army ignited not only southern property, but also imaginations, in both the North and the South. By the time of the general's death in 1891, when one said "The March," no explanation was required. That remains true today."--Jacket.

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