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Topic - William Tecumseh Sherman
A Civil War Trail in Lauderdale County will be unveiled Feb. 14 on the 150th anniversary of Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman's burning of Meridian.
A Civil War Trail will be dedicated in Lauderdale County on Feb. 14, the 150th anniversary of the burning of Meridian by Union troops under the command of Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman.
Residents of Riverton, a quiet town of 11,000 in Wyoming, were shocked to wake up one recent morning to learn they were now Indians. Sort of.
"Iknew wherever I was that you thought of me and that if I got in a tight place, you would come -- if alive." This statement was contained in a letter dated March 10, 1864, written by Maj. Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman to Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant. It expresses an ageless ethos among warriors, especially those within the U.S. military.
The Smithsonian American Art Museum's new exhibition, "The Civil War and American Art," which opens today, has two stars. One is the enslaved black American; the other is Winslow Homer.
The Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery is opening two new exhibits that retrace the history of the Civil War, including a display of lesser known portraits by photographer Mathew Brady.
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It's hard to keep up with David McCullough at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery.
The Civil War filled four years with death and destruction. Politicians on both sides vastly underestimated the human carnage from the conflict they were about to ignite. The Union was preserved, but at a cost of 620,000 dead.
Years before leading his vastly outnumbered troops to their doom at Little Bighorn, a young George Armstrong Custer was described as accurate in math.
Who becomes a general — and why — tells us a lot about whether our military is on the right or wrong track.
Sherman later wrote: "For five days, 10,000 men worked hard and with a will in that work of destruction... Meridian, with its depots, storehouses, arsenals, hospitals, offices, hotels, and cantonments no longer exists."
"War is hell," William Tecumseh Sherman said after pillaging Atlanta.