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  2. William Tecumseh Sherman - Wikipedia

    William Tecumseh Sherman (/ t ɪ ˈ k ʌ m s ə / tih-KUM-sə; February 8, 1820 – February 14, 1891) was an American soldier, businessman, educator, and author.

  3. William Tecumseh Sherman | Biography & Facts | Britannica

    William Tecumseh Sherman (born February 8, 1820, Lancaster, Ohio, U.S.—died February 14, 1891, New York, New York) American Civil War general and a major architect of modern warfare. He led Union forces in crushing campaigns through the South, marching through Georgia and the Carolinas (1864–65).

  4. William Tecumseh Sherman - Biography, Civil War & Accomplishments...

    William Tecumseh Sherman (1820-1891) was a Union general during the Civil War. He played a crucial role in the victory over the Confederate States and became one of the most famous military ...

  5. 9 Things You May Not Know About William Tecumseh Sherman

    William Tecumseh Sherman (known as “Cump” to his friends) was born in Lancaster, Ohio, on February 8, 1820. His father gave him his unusual middle name as a nod to the Shawnee chief Tecumseh, a...

  6. William Tecumseh Sherman - Quotes, March to the Sea & Facts - ...

    William Tecumseh Sherman was a U.S. Civil War Union Army leader known for "Sherman's March," in which he and his troops laid waste to the South. Updated: May 6, 2021 Photo: Getty Images...

  7. William T. Sherman | American Battlefield Trust

    William T. Sherman. Title Major General. War & Affiliation Civil War / Union. Date of Birth - Death February 8, 1820 – February 14, 1891. William Tecumseh Sherman, although not a career military commander before the war, would become one of "the most widely renowned of the Union’s military leaders next to U. S. Grant.”.

  8. William Tecumseh Sherman summary | Britannica

    William Tecumseh Sherman, (born Feb. 8, 1820, Lancaster, Ohio, U.S.—died Feb. 14, 1891, New York, N.Y.), U.S. army general. A brother of John Sherman, he graduated from West Point, served in Florida and California, then resigned his commission in 1853 to pursue a banking career.

  9. William Tecumseh Sherman |

    Sherman, William Tecumseh (1820–1891), Civil War general and commanding general of the U.S. Army.Born in Lancaster, Ohio, the sixth child of Charles R. and Mary Hoyt Sherman, Sherman was named for the Shawnee Indian leader Tecumseh.

  10. William Tecumseh Sherman - Civil War, March, Memoirs

    William Tecumseh Sherman - Civil War, March, Memoirs: Sherman remained a soldier to the end, though his view of warfare was succinctly put in his oft-quoted assertion that “war is hell.”

  11. William Tecumseh Sherman - U.S. National Park Service

    William Tecumseh Sherman. Commanding the 15th Army Corps during the Vicksburg campaign. Library of Congress. Born in Ohio in 1820 and orphaned when he was nine, William Tecumseh Sherman would attend West Point, where he was considered “one of the brightest and most popular fellows,” yet much like his friend, Ulysses S. Grant, success would ...