William T. Sherman
A biographical essay on Union General William Tecumseh Sherman, illustrating his infamous role in winning the war for the North.
# 16258 | 1,577 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2002 |
Published on Jan 27, 2003 in History (Leaders) , History (U.S. Impending Crisis, 1848-1860) , History (U.S. Civil War 1860-1865)
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This paper introduces, discusses, and analyzes Union General William Tecumseh Sherman, commander of the Western armies that took Atlanta in 1864. Specifically, it looks at how his capture of Atlanta and eventual March to the Sea, ended the Civil War.
From the Paper:"William Tecumseh Sherman is one of the most well-known and notorious generals of the Union Army in the Civil War. The people of Georgia still speak his name with contempt if they speak it at all, due to his infamous burning of Atlanta and his March to the Sea, which eventually helped bring the South to their knees, winning the war for the North. During his military career, he was hailed as a savior, called "crazy," and demoted; yet, he became one of the best-known and successful generals in the Civil War."
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