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William Tecumseh Sherman

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The scenes on this field would have cured anybody of war.

— William Tecumseh Sherman

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The voice of the people is the voice of humbug.

— William Tecumseh Sherman

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There's many a boy here today who looks on war as all glory but it is all hell.

— William Tecumseh Sherman

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War is too serious a matter to leave to soldiers.

— William Tecumseh Sherman

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I make up my opinions from facts and reasoning, and not to suit any body but myself. If people don't like my opinions, it makes little difference as I don't solicit their opinions or votes.

— William Tecumseh Sherman

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You cannot qualify war in harsher terms than I will.

— William Tecumseh Sherman

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About William Tecumseh Sherman

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Did you know about William Tecumseh Sherman?

He served as a General in the Union Army during the American Civil War (1861–65) for which he received recognition for his outstanding command of military strategy as well as criticism for the harshness of the "scorched earth" policies that he implemented in conducting total war against the Confederate States. When Grant assumed the U. Grant in 1862 and 1863 during the campaigns that led to the fall of the Confederate stronghold of Vicksburg on the Mississippi River and culminated with the routing of the Confederate armies in the state of Tennessee.

Sherman's subsequent march through Georgia and the Carolinas further undermined the Confederacy's ability to continue fighting. S. Military historian B.

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