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Author: William M. Ferraro,J. Thomas Murphy,Robert G. Athearn
Subcategory: Americas
Language: English
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press (September 15, 1995)
Pages: 392 pages
Category: History
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William Tecumseh Sherman is known primarily for having cut a swath of destruction through Georgia and the Carolinas .

William Tecumseh Sherman is known primarily for having cut a swath of destruction through Georgia and the Carolinas during the Civil War. From the fame of these years, however, he moved into an eighteen-year phase of "insuring the tranquility" of the vast region of the American West. Robert G. Athearn explores Sherman's and his army's roles in the settling of the West, especially within the broad framework of railroad construction, Indian policy, political infighting, and popular opinion.

Robert G. Athearn's book "William Tecumseh Sherman and the . Sherman hated the press and newspaper reporters, and Athearn gives du. .

Sherman loved the West, and he considered his post-war assignment as commander of the Division of the Missouri (all land between the Mississippi River and the crest of the Rocky Mountains, and between Canada and Mexico) a much more rewarding assignment than his commands during the Civil War, for which he was more famous. Sherman hated the press and newspaper reporters, and Athearn gives due attention to this.

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by Robert G. Athearn. Published 1995 by University of Oklahoma Press in Norman History. William T. Sherman (1820-1891). Published 1995 by University of Oklahoma Press in Norman.

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William Tecumseh Sherman (8 February 1820 – 14 February 1891) was a United States Army general during the American Civil War. He succeeded General Ulysses S. Grant as commander of the Western Theater of that war in the spring of 1864. He later served as Commanding General of the . Army from 1869 to 1883. He is best known for his "March to the Sea" through the . state of Georgia that destroyed a large amount of Confederate infrastructure. Athearn, William Tecumseh Sherman and the Settlement of the . Thomas Ewing was a senator, and he provided Sherman with an excellent education

Robert G. Athearn, William Tecumseh Sherman and the Settlement of the West, 1956. Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman, 2 vols. William Tecumseh Sherman served during the American Civil War (1861–65) on behalf of the federal government. Although his army career was unremarkable at the start, Sherman eventually earned the rank of general. Thomas Ewing was a senator, and he provided Sherman with an excellent education. At sixteen, Sherman obtained an appointment to West Point, a military academy.

William Tecumseh Sherman is known primarily for having cut a swath of destruction through Georgia and the Carolinas during the Civil War. From the fame of these years, however, he moved into an eighteen-year phase of “insuring the tranquility” of the vast region of the American West. As commander of the Division of the Missouri from 1865 to 1869 and General of the Army of the United States under President Grant from 1869 to 1883, Sherman facilitated expansion and settlement in the West while suppressing the raids of the Cheyenne, Arapahoe, Kiowa, Comanche, and Crow Indians. Robert G. Athearn explores Sherman’s and his army’s roles in the settling of the West, especially within the broad framework of railroad construction, Indian policy, political infighting, and popular opinion.