William Tecumseh Sherman Rank
About William Tecumseh Sherman
Sherman was a great American soldier, educator, businessman and author who is noted to have also served during the American Civil War as a general in the Union Army. His military command strategy was a very different and radical one, which made him standout of many.
Sherman’s continuous and unforgiving implementation of the "Scorched Eartharth" against the Confederate States was also one to reckon with.
He was born to father, Charles Robert Sherman who was a lawyer. His mother was Mary Hoyt Sherman. However, he was raised by family friend and neighbor, Thomas Ewing Sr., following his dad's death in 1829.
Sherman got married to his foster sister named, Ellen Boyle Ewing in 1850. He had ten siblings including; Taylor and John.
He birthed eight children, including; Marie, Eleanor, Thomas Ewing.
He became a US Second Lieutenant in 1840. The following year, Sherman was appointed as a First Lieutenant of the United States.
He was made Captain of the US Army in 1850.
In 1864, Sherman served as a US Major general.
Be became a United States General in 1869.
Sherman passed away in New York on February 14, 1891 after an unsuccessful battle with pneumonia. He was 71 years old when he died.
William Tecumseh Sherman Rank
Famous quotes by William Tecumseh Sherman
An Army is a collection of armed men obliged to obey one man. Every change in the rules which impairs the principle weakens the army.William Tecumseh Sherman
But, my dear sirs, when peace does come, you may call on me for any thing. Then will I share with you the last cracker, and watch with you to shield your homes and families against danger from every quarter.William Tecumseh Sherman
Courage - a perfect sensibility of the measure of danger, and a mental willingness to endure it.William Tecumseh Sherman
Every attempt to make war easy and safe will result in humiliation and disaster.William Tecumseh Sherman
He belonged to that army known as invincible in peace, invisible in war.William Tecumseh Sherman
I am tired and sick of war. Its glory is all moonshine. It is only those who have neither fired a shot nor heard the shrieks and groans of the wounded who cry aloud for blood, for vengeance, for desolation. War is hell.William Tecumseh Sherman
I beg to present you as a Christmas gift the city of Savannah.William Tecumseh Sherman
I hate newspapermen. They come into camp and pick up their camp rumors and print them as facts. I regard them as spies, which, in truth, they are.William Tecumseh Sherman
I know I had no hand in making this war, and I know I will make more sacrifices today than any of you to secure peace.William Tecumseh Sherman
I would make this war as severe as possible, and show no symptoms of tiring till the South begs for mercy.William Tecumseh Sherman
If nominated, I will not run if elected, I will not serve.William Tecumseh Sherman
If the people raise a great howl against my barbarity and cruelty, I will answer that war is war, and not popularity seeking.William Tecumseh Sherman
In our Country... one class of men makes war and leaves another to fight it out.William Tecumseh Sherman
It is only those who have neither fired a shot nor heard the shrieks and groans of the wounded who cry aloud for blood, more vengeance, more desolation. War is hell.William Tecumseh Sherman
My aim then was to whip the rebels, to humble their pride, to follow them to their inmost recesses, and make them fear and dread us.William Tecumseh Sherman
My aim, then, was to whip the rebels, to humble their pride, to follow them to their inmost recesses, and make them fear and dread us. Fear is the beginning of wisdom.William Tecumseh Sherman
The scenes on this field would have cured anybody of war.William Tecumseh Sherman
There is many a boy here today who looks on war as all glory, but, boys, it is all hell.William Tecumseh Sherman
There's many a boy here today who looks on war as all glory but it is all hell.William Tecumseh Sherman
This war differs from other wars, in this particular. We are not fighting armies but a hostile people, and must make old and young, rich and poor, feel the hard hand of war.William Tecumseh Sherman
War is at its best barbarism.William Tecumseh Sherman
War is cruelty. There is no use trying to reform it. The crueler it is, the sooner it will be over.William Tecumseh Sherman
War is hell.William Tecumseh Sherman
War is the remedy that our enemies have chosen, and I say let us give them all they want.William Tecumseh Sherman
War is too serious a matter to leave to soldiers.William Tecumseh Sherman
You cannot qualify war in harsher terms than I will.William Tecumseh Sherman
F.A.Q. about William Tecumseh Sherman
When is his birthday?
William Tecumseh Sherman's birthday is on February 8, 1820.
In how many days is his birthday?
William's birthday is in 187 days
How old was William when he died?
He was 71 years old.
When did he die?
He died in February 14, 1891.
How old would he be today?
William Tecumseh Sherman would be 201 years old if he was alive today.
Where was William from?
He was born in Lancaster, Ohio, U.S..
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