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  • At some point General Sherman was brought into the talks.

    A Country of Vast Designs

  • When about replying, the words of General Sherman, which I heard him utter to the chiefs of the Arapahoes and Cheyennes at

    How I Found Livingstone

  • Mr. Beecher and General Sherman would find talent enough aboard to make the hours go pleasantly

    Mark Twain: A Biography

  • Schofield was sent to North Carolina to join up with General Sherman, who was storming north to join the Army of the Potomac.

    Advance and Retreat

  • And so Lincoln wrote a letter to General Sherman asking him, since there was a very tight state election in Indiana, to furlough as many soldiers as he could to vote in the state election in Indiana.

    The Last Best Hope of Earth: Abraham Lincoln and the Promise of America

  • Corps was moved to our left, under instructions from General Sherman to endeavor to strike the enemy's right flank.

    Forty-Six Years in the Army

  • My present purpose is simply to direct attention to some points in the history of those campaigns of General Sherman in which I was one of his principal subordinates, upon which the views of others were at the time, or have since been, different from his own.

    Forty-Six Years in the Army

  • In thinking of McP.erson, I recall an interesting incident connected with Frank P. Blair, Jr. 's arrival with his corps about June 9, referred to by General Sherman (Vol. II, page 24).

    Forty-Six Years in the Army

  • General Thomas and General Sherman, about which it is important to note that I knew nothing at that time, shows that General Thomas then expected to concentrate his troops at Columbia or Pulaski, or both, in a very short time, take command in the field in person, and begin aggressive operations against Hood.

    Forty-Six Years in the Army

  • In the latter part of 1867, and the early part of 1868, I became involved in a controversy, between President Johnson, General Grant and General Sherman, which caused the last-named serious embarrassment.

    Recollections of Forty Years in the House, Senate and Cabinet An Autobiography.


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