William Tecumseh Sherman Quote


William Tecumseh Sherman
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Born: February 8, 1820

Died: February 14, 1891 (aged 71)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Soldier

Bio: William Tecumseh Sherman was an American soldier, businessman, educator and author. He served as a General in the Union Army during the American Civil War, 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.

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