William Tecumseh Sherman

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United States general who was commander of all Union troops in the West

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Six piece General Sherman, from Middlesbrough, tackle a whole host of topics in their set which features guitars, violin, keys, glockenspiel, ukulele, percussion and flute too.
Simply put, the General Sherman giant sequoia m Sequoia National Park, California, is the biggest tree on the planet.
The USDA) needs to be more like Johnny Appleseed and a lot less like General Sherman.
After his discharge he appealed to General Sherman, to be told, "Oh, it is Mother Bickerdyke?
Throughout his work, McPherson dismantles widely held conceptions on the causes of the war, (22) legends or myths surrounding Civil War figures, (23) and the legacy of General Sherman.
By the time it took place, General Sherman had completed his blitzkrieg March to the Sea and was driving northward from Savannah to cut the Confederacy in two--again.
In their native state, they grow to a great height, and there is a famous specimen there called General Sherman at 84 metres tall (275 feet) with a girth of 25 metres (82 feet).
General Sherman beat Johnston from Dalton to Atlanta, Georgia, because, while Johnston bound himself to the railway, Sherman was 5 days ahead of his USMRR railhead and had 2,500 well-maintained wagons with which to outflank his opponent.
I am tired and sick of war," General Sherman once told a class of military academy graduates.
Standing 275 feet tall, with a base circumference of nearly 103 feet and a weight estimated at 1,385 tons, the General Sherman Tree is the world's largest.
The reporter responded, "Of course, General Sherman, I have no feelings against you personally, but you are regarded as the enemy of our set and we must in self-defense write you down.
Atlanta had been crushed by General Sherman during his Atlanta Campaign in the Civil War, and the city was seeking to rise from the ashes of the fires that had destroyed both its past and its promise of a future.
As General Sherman remarked during the war between the American states, "War is cruelty, no more and no less and cannot be refined".
8ft high and discovered in 1990 is listed by Packenham as the tallest known living thing in the world, while in the Sierra Nevada Mountains an ancient giant sequoia known as General Sherman weighing an estimated 1,500 tonnes is rated the the biggest tree in the world.
They hold with General Sherman, that "War is Hell" and with Prussian General von Milke that "the greatest kindness in war is to bring it to a speedy end.
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