William Tecumseh Sherman

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Name: William Tecumseh Sherman
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

South Carolina College Road Trip: University of South Carolina

The change of classes at the University of South Carolina is a sea of garnet sweatshirts and baseball caps, moving in waves along the brick paths that crisscross campus. USC students are fanatics about their sports teams, which are named after the Carolina ... [Published US News & World Report - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 3 reports

The FBI Sting Operation that Saved the Bill of Rights

Original Bill Of Rights on display at the Library Of Congress in Washington, DC, in 1955. Frederic Lewis— North Carolina's copy of the original Bill of Rights went missing in the Civil War. A century and a half later, the FBI staged an elaborate sting ... [Published Time - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Bennett Place needs $310,000 fast to preserve historic road

Sept. 22--DURHAM -- Bennett Place is seeking donations to help rescue from development a portion of the original Hillsborough Road that Confederate Gen. Joseph E. Johnston traveled to meet and discuss surrender terms with Union Gen. William T. Sherman. ... [Published Wall Street Business Network - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

1864 Massacre: The Worst of the Worst

As the Civil War dragged on into the early autumn of 1864, theSouth's armies were reeling on all fronts due to Union Gen. UlyssesS. Grant's Overland Campaign.Grant's forces met stiff resistance from the South's beleagueredarmies. But by September, the ... [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

James Puz: America's veterans deserve better care

”... War is Hell.” Gen. William T. Sherman, from his address before the Michigan Military Academy graduating class, June 19, 1879The War of 1812 was fought roughly 25 years after we became a nation. Since then, we’ve engaged in many “official” and “unofficial” ... [Published Winona Daily News - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Fight for the Union timeline: Feb. 5 to Sept. 3, 1864

Feb. 5: The 1st Minnesota Infantry's three-year term of service expired and the regiment was ordered home. The soldiers were honored with a banquet at the National Hotel in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 6.March 9: President Lincoln appoints Gen. Ulysses S. ... [Published Rochester Post Bulletin - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Fight for the Union, 1864: Hope grows for war's end - Military history

ROCHESTER, Minn. (MCT) — Cpl. Thomas Christie, a farmer from Winona County, was camped about 2 miles south of Atlanta, which had fallen to the Union army two weeks earlier. His older brother, William, who owned the farm in the St. Charles area, was marching ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Civil War Massacre Launched Reparations Debate

On a rainy night in early 1865, Secretary of War Edwin Stantonarrived in Savannah, Ga. -- which the Union had captured weeksearlier -- with a question: What should become of newly free blackpeople? It was a question that many in power had been asking ... [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Gen. William T. Sherman, the restless warrior who led the ‘March to the Sea’

By ,The three ragged men were drifting out to sea in a leaky boat when a U.S. Navy ship spotted them at the mouth of Georgia’s Ogeechee River.Tired, hungry and rain-soaked, they’d been hiding with slaves, sleeping in the woods and eluding Confederate ... [Published Washington Post - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

PG story captured the purpose of Sherman's march and the burning of Atlanta

I enjoyed Frank Reeves’ article (Aug. 31). He captured exactly the purpose of Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman’s march. So many think only of Atlanta being destroyed and that “devil Sherman waging war on women and children.”Sherman brought an end to the ... [Published Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Chickamauga Park to host free program at Sherman Reservation Sept. 6

Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park invites the public to attend a one-hour special program at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 6, that will discuss General William T. Sherman’s capture of Atlanta.Visitors should meet at Sherman Reservation, ... [Published Cat Walk Chatt - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 2 reports

Sherman Captures Atlanta 150 years ago today

, 150 years ago General William Tecumseh Sherman and his federal forces took Atlanta . The Confederates under General John Beall Hood had abandoned the town the previous day following Sherman’s cutting of the supply lines to Atlanta earlier.Sherman, on ... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 02 2014]

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Civil War Trails marker honors Maury County sol... [Published Columbia Daily Herald - Sep 29 2014]
Gone With the Wind and Its Pernicious Place in ... [Published The Root - Sep 28 2014]
Wheatland dials back to 1864: Lincoln, Buchanan... [Published Lancaster Online - Sep 28 2014]
South Carolina College Road Trip: University of... [Published US News & World Report - Sep 26 2014]
Fort Ontario Exhibit Honors Pioneer American Ph... [Published Oswego Daily News - Sep 26 2014]
The FBI Sting Operation that Saved the Bill of ... [Published Time - Sep 25 2014]
The FBI Sting Operation that Saved the Bill of ... [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - Sep 25 2014]
The FBI Sting Operation that Saved the Bill of ... [Published TIME.com - Sep 25 2014]
Column: Garden of Eden Ball to celebrate facili... [Published Neighbor Newspapers.com - Sep 24 2014]
Support your local history [Published Durham Herald-Sun - Sep 24 2014]
'Ghost Tours of Dallas' to feature celebrities,... [Published Neighbor Newspapers.com - Sep 23 2014]
Civil War re-enactors bring history to life for... [Published Henry Herald - Sep 23 2014]
Urgent Fundraising Drive To Preserve Historic C... [Published Prlog - Sep 23 2014]
Bennett Place needs $310,000 fast to preserve h... [Published Wall Street Business Network - Sep 23 2014]
1864 Massacre: The Worst of the Worst [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 22 2014]
Battle of Pilot Knob remembered [Published Park Hills Daily Journal - Sep 21 2014]
Civil War Timeline: A time to rest [Published Southern Illinoisan - Sep 21 2014]
No. 43: Sherman tank guard Winnebago County [Published Globe-Gazette - Sep 21 2014]
The U.S. has survived elections as well as the ... [Published NWI Times - Sep 21 2014]
Pomaria Society seeks to regain S.C. agricultur... [Published Charleston Post and Courier - Sep 20 2014]
James Puz: America's veterans deserve better care [Published Winona Daily News - Sep 19 2014]
Statue of Confederate general not an embarrassment [Published Tennessean - Sep 19 2014]
'War is hell' [Published Winona Post Online - Sep 18 2014]
Without Reservations: Supporting Human Rights f... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 17 2014]
Fight for the Union, 1864: Hope grows for war's... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 17 2014]
Fight for the Union, 1864: Hope grows for war's... [Published Stars and Stripes - Sep 16 2014]
Civil War Symposium returns in November [Published Augusta Chronicle - Sep 16 2014]
Fight for the Union timeline: Feb. 5 to Sept. 3... [Published Rochester Post Bulletin - Sep 16 2014]
Islamic State Sleeper Cells Along Israeli Border? [Published Honestreporting.com - Sep 15 2014]
Civil War Massacre Launched Reparations Debate [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 14 2014]
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The FBI Sting Operation that Saved the Bill of ... [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - Sep 25 2014]
On Sept. 25, 1789, Congress approved the Bill of Rights , and 13 copies were dispatched to the 13 American states for ratification. The past 225 years have been pretty tame for most of the original copies, but one of the yellowed parchment sheets — ...
The FBI Sting Operation that Saved the Bill of ... [Published TIME.com - Sep 25 2014]
On Sept. 25, 1789, Congress approved the Bill of Rights , and 13 copies were dispatched to the 13 American states for ratification. The past 225 years have been pretty tame for most of the original copies, but one of the yellowed parchment sheets — ...
Toronto Film Festival: 'Keeping Room' a window ... [Published Greenspace - Sep 05 2014]
The new film “The Keeping Room” opens with a quotation from Civil War Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman, who declares, “War is cruelty ... the crueler it is, the sooner it will be over.” The story confirms the idea by opening with violent, disturbing depictions ...
History for September 2 [Published MuskegonPundit - Sep 02 2014]
History for September 2 - On-This-Day.com Allen Drury 1918, Peter Ueberroth 1937, Christa McAuliffe 1948 Jimmy Connors 1952, Keanu Reeves 1964  31 B.C. - The Roman leader Octavian defeated the alliance of Mark Antony and Cleopatra. Octavian, ...
The Worst Person in the World [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Aug 31 2014]
Victor David Hanson, for comparing the IDF to William Tecumseh Sherman and the people of Gaza to the Confederate slaveholding class . ...
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