- Name: William Tecumseh Sherman
- Born: 02/08/1820
- Died: 02/14/1891 (71 years old)
William Tecumseh Sherman (February 8, 1820 – February 14, 1891) was an American soldier, businessman, educator, and author. He served as a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War (1861–65), receiving recognition for his command of military strategy as well as criticism for the harshness of the scorched earth policies he implemented in conducting total war against the Confederate States. British military theorist and historian B. H. Liddell Hart declared that Sherman was “the first modern general.”
Birth Name: William Tecumseh Sherman
Alias: “Cump”, “Uncle Billy”
Birth Place: Lancaster, Ohio, U.S.
Death Place: New York City, New York, U.S.
William Tecumseh Sherman quotes :
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
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
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