Seller Inventory S More information about this seller Contact this seller 2. Language: English Pages: Volume: 2. More information about this seller Contact this seller 3. Language: English. Brand new Book. William Tecumseh Sherman February 8, - February 14, 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 he implemented in conducting total war against the Confederate States.
He served under General Ulysses S. Grant in and during the battles of forts Henry and Donelson, the Battle of Shiloh, the campaigns that led to the fall of the Confederate stronghold of Vicksburg on the Mississippi River, and the Chattanooga Campaign, which culminated with the routing of the Confederate armies in the state of Tennessee.
In , Sherman succeeded Grant as the Union commander in the western theater of the war. He proceeded to lead his troops to the capture of the city of Atlanta, a military success that contributed to the re-election of Abraham Lincoln.
Sherman's subsequent march through Georgia and the Carolinas further undermined the Confederacy's ability to continue fighting. He accepted the surrender of all the Confederate armies in the Carolinas, Georgia, and Florida in April , after having been present at most major military engagements in the western theater. When Grant assumed the U. As such, he was responsible for the U. Army's engagement in the Indian Wars over the next 15 years.
Sherman advocated total war against hostile Indians to force them back onto their reservations. He steadfastly refused to be drawn into politics and in published his Memoirs, one of the best-known first-hand accounts of the Civil War.
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British military historian B. Liddell Hart famously declared that Sherman was "the first modern general. He left his widow, Mary Hoyt Sherman, with eleven children and no inheritance. After his father's death, the nine-year-old Sherman was raised by a Lancaster neighbor and family friend, attorney Thomas Ewing, Sr. Sherman was distantly related to American founding father Roger Sherman and grew to admire him.
One of his younger brothers, John Sherman, served as a U. Another younger brother, Hoyt Sherman, was a successful banker. Sherman would marry his foster sister, Ellen Boyle Ewing, at age 30 and have eight children with her. Seller Inventory APC More information about this seller Contact this seller 4.
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Minimal wear. More information about this seller Contact this seller 6. Published by Library of America, About this Item: Library of America, Book Club edition. Bookplate, else fine in fine, faintly rubbed dust jacket with a few blind dot impressions to rear panel in mylar cover.
Seller Inventory Embry More information about this seller Contact this seller 7. More information about this seller Contact this seller 8. Published by Da Capo, New York Condition: Fine. First edition. Trade paperback. Two volumes complete in one. Small tear on spine tail at the joint, else in fine condition. More information about this seller Contact this seller 9. Hard Cover. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. More information about this seller Contact this seller Published by Indiana University Press, Bloomington Condition: Near Fine.
Civil War Centennial Series. First printing of "New Edition. Chipping at spine ends of jacket, and several short tears. Published by Indiana University Press About this Item: Indiana University Press, Condition: Fine Condition. First Edition, First Printing.
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From: H. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Liddell Hart. Seller Inventory BBR No Jacket. Black cloth cover. Very good condition. Published by Charles L. Webster About this Item: Charles L. Webster, Volume II only. Dark green cloth with gilt imprint. Shows light edge wear. Previous owner book plate Geo.
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Van Deusen, 1st Artillery Back hinge cracked but holding tight. Numerous fold out maps, steel engravings of Generals Thomas, McPherson and Schofield each with protective tissue. Light bumping to a few page edges and minimal foxing. Overall a nice looking copy. Appleton and Company, New York Appleton and Company, New York, Volume I only of two volumes.
Second Edition, Revised and Corrected. Dark green cloth with gilt stamped cover and spine. Frontispiece of Gen. Sherman with tissue guard. Five fold-out maps. Light rubbing to covers, front hinge starting but firmly bound and otherwise very good. From: Gyan Books Pvt. Delhi, India. Leather Bound. Reprinted in with the help of original edition published long back .
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Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Lang: - English, Pages , Print on Demand. Seller Inventory LB Volume 2 Language: English. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Edition, Thus. A nice copy of the first edition thus, first printing Text is very tight and clean. Spine lightly faded. Lettering to spine is a bit flaked and faded. Previous Owner's Name, place of purchase, and date to front free endpaper. No remainder mark or spray. Not Price Clipped.
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