William Tecumseh Sherman

    General William Tecumseh Sherman   One of the great advantages of the digital age is that the access to printed word has been multiplied a thousand times. For free I downloaded William Tecumseh Sherman’s memoirs. He was quite a prolific writer and  wrote with great eloquence. Here is a passage from Volume 1 […]

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Military Anecdote of the Day

by Daniel Russ on June 10, 2009

William Tecumseh Sherman professed that he hated profiteers, politicians, and sentimentalists. Above all, he hated reporters. He felt they revealed war secrets just to sell newspapers. “These dirty newspaper scribblers have the impudence of Satan. They come into camp and poke about the lazy shirkers and pick up camp rumors and then publish them as […]

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