William Tecumseh Sherman Quote
“I regard the death and mangling of a couple thousand men as a small affair, a kind of morning dash — and it may be well that we become so hardened.”
―William Tecumseh Sherman
Letter to his wife (July 1864)[specific citation needed]
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsWilliam Tecumseh Sherman
Born: February 8, 1820
Died: February 14, 1891 (age 71)
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.