William tecumseh sherman was a unionist general during the american civil war and possibly the most controversial by the time the american civil war ended in april 1865, sherman held one of the highest ranks in the us army and was feted in the north as a highly skilled tactician who had. William tecumseh sherman was born on february 8th in the year 1820 in lancaster ohio his father was charles sherman, a well-known lawyer and sherman first saw a little bit of action in florida he was a commander in the second seminole war he had various duty stations in georgia, and south. William tecumseh sherman (lancaster, ohio, 1820 - new york, 1891) was a union civil war general known for his daring and aggressive military tactics his scorched earth policy of total warfare was designed to ensure the economic, strategic. William tecumseh sherman was a union general during the civil war, playing a crucial role in the victory over the confederate states and becoming one of the most famous military leaders in us history the logistical brilliance on fiery display during sherman's march to the sea from atlanta to.
William tecumseh sherman (february 8, 1820 - february 14, 1891) was an american soldier, businessman, educator and author he served as a general in the union army during the american civil war (1861-65. William tecumseh sherman is a very unique individual with a lot of different complexities he has been simplified in history books he helped general fellow cadet, ohioan (& later fellow civil war general) william rosecrans would say that sherman was one of the brightest and most popular. William tecumseh sherman is the us civil war general who famously said, war is hell — and proved it with a destructive campaign through the south that burned the cities of atlanta, georgia and columbia, south carolina a graduate of the military academy at west point (1840. William tecumseh sherman, also known as the sherman memorial or sherman monument, is an outdoor sculpture of william tecumseh sherman by augustus he served as a general in the union army during the american civil war (1861-65), for which he received recognition for his outstanding.
William tecumseh sherman (february 8, 1820 - february 14, 1891) was an american soldier, businessman, educator, and author he served as a general in the union army during the american civil war (1861-65. William tecumseh sherman (1820-1891), american soldier, was a union general during the civil war further reading on william tecumseh sherman the primary personal account is memoirs of the ablest, most thoroughly researched biographies are basil h liddell hart, sherman: soldier. William tecumseh sherman was a us civil war union army leader known for sherman's march, in which he and his troops laid waste to the south when grant became president in 1869, william t sherman took over as general commander of the us army. This librivox recording comprises chapter 25 (conclusion - military lessons of the war) of civil war general william tecumseh sherman's memoirs sherman was one of the premier generals fighting for the north he steadfastly refused to be drawn into politics and in 1875 published his. William tecumseh sherman is considered one of the greatest civil war generals he fought for the union and led many battles sherman's father passed away in 1829 at that time, sherman lived with thomas ewing and became a member of his family he graduated from west point in 1840 and spent.
This is a biography of the civil war union major general william tecumseh sherman william tecumseh sherman title major general by 1864 sherman had become convinced that preservation of the union was contingent not only on defeating the southern armies in the field but. When the civil war broke out, william tecumseh sherman didn't want any part of it the future union general blamed the crisis on partisan northern and southern politicians, but he ended up one of the conflict's most famous figures — celebrated in the north as a hero, reviled in the south as the devil. William tecumseh sherman there were many great generals of the civil war grant, lee, jackson, all notable names sherman believed that the confederacy's strategic, economic, and psychological ability to wage further war had to be definitively crushed if the fighting were to end (buck. William tecumseh sherman was a civil war general who is best remembered for his military tactical ability but also his scorched earth policy in the civil war in the course of the modern history of war, no other general or leader could compare to the sheer brilliance of sherman's tactical maneuvers. William tecumseh sherman (1820-1891) was a union army general during the civil war, who was both praised for his superb grasp of strategic matters and criticized for what some saw as overly harsh treatment of the areas his troops invaded he served under general ulysses s grant in several.
Sherman, william tecumseh (08 february 1820-14 february 1891), soldier, was born in lancaster, ohio, the son of charles r sherman, a state judge it was only in later years that the growth of the southern lost cause interpretation of the civil war created his reputation as a villain who practiced. Sherman, william tecumseh (1820-1891), civil war general and commanding general of the us armyborn in lancaster, ohio, the sixth child of charles r and mary hoyt sherman, sherman was named for the shawnee indian leader tecumseh william was not added until 1830: after his father's. William tecumseh sherman (8 february 1820 - 14 february 1891) was a united states army general during the american civil war he succeeded general ulysses s grant as commander of the western theater of that war in the spring of 1864.
Civil war history general william sherman book titles sherman's mississippi campaign sherman set out from vicksburg on february 3, 1864, with an army of some 25,000 the white tecumseh: a biography of general william t sherman utilizing regimental histories, historian hirshon offers a. William tecumseh sherman was a key union general during the civil war rising to prominence under gen ulysses s grant, sherman served as an the son of charles r sherman, a member of the ohio supreme court, he was one of eleven children following his father's untimely death in 1829. General william tecumseh sherman summary: william tecumseh sherman began his civil war career as a colonel of the 13th us infantry regiment and william tecumseh sherman was born in 1820 in lancaster, ohio, to charles robert sherman, a successful lawyer his father died while.