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Sherman and Thomas outside Atlanta

Driving through farm country in Western New York recently, I drove past a scene that harkened me back to a similar scene during the Civil War. There was a farm stand and two men walking together and talking quite intently … Continue reading

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C’mon, Cump!

In his recent, admiring biography of William Tecumseh Sherman, Brian Holden Reid terms him a “dazzling literary stylist.” Well, watch out for that razzle-dazzle, at least in Sherman’s Memoirs (1875). I am not the first to notice that in his … Continue reading

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Read Along With Me: William Tecumseh Sherman’s Memoirs—Post 1

Part two in a series Welcome back! This is the first post containing my thoughts and questions as I read through Sherman’s Memoirs. I outlined my plan in a post in late March and invited readers to join me on … Continue reading

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Sherman’s Memoirs Inspire Davis’ “Calamity”

By ECW Correspondent Pat Tintle After sitting down to read the memoirs of Maj. Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman one year ago, Daniel T. Davis was sparked by the idea to write about the battles of Averasboro and Bentonville—two battles in … Continue reading

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