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William T. Sherman

Military (8-Feb-1820 — 14-Feb-1891)


Robert G. Athearn. William Tecumseh Sherman and the Settlement of the West. University of Oklahoma Press. 1995. 371pp.

Anne J. Bailey. War and Ruin: William T. Sherman and the Savannah Campaign. Rowman & Littlefield. 2003. 152pp.

John G. Barrett. Sherman's March Through the Carolinas. UNC Press. 1996. 335pp.

S. M. Bowman; R. B. Irwin. Sherman and His Campaigns: A Military Biography. New York: Charles B. Richardson. 1865. 512pp.

James Penny Boyd. The Life of General William T. Sherman. Publisher's Union. 1892. 608pp.

Edward Chase. The Memorial Life of General William Tecumseh Sherman. Chicago: R. S. Peale & Co.. 1891. 554pp.

Dwight L. Clarke. William Tecumseh Sherman: Gold Rush Banker. California Historical Society. 1969. 446pp.

Mark Coburn. Terrible Innocence: General Sherman at War. Hippocrene Books. 1993. 248pp.

Michael Fellman. Citizen Sherman: A Life of William Tecumseh Sherman. New York: Random House. 1995.

Thomas Clement Fletcher. Life and Reminiscences of General Wm. T. Sherman. Baltimore: R. H. Woodward Company. 1891. 479pp. Biography with memoirs by luminaries appended.

Charles Bracelen Flood. Grant and Sherman: The Friendship that Won the Civil War. Macmillan. 2005. 460pp.

Manning F. Force. General Sherman. New York: D. Appleton and Company. 1899. 353pp.

Basil Liddell Hart. Sherman: Soldier, Realist, American: Soldier, Realist, American. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company. 1929. 456pp.

Phineas Camp Headley. Life and Military Career of Major-General William Tecumseh Sherman. New York: William H. Appleton. 1865. 368pp.

Stanley P. Hirshson. The White Tecumseh: A Biography of General William T. Sherman. John Wiley & Sons. 1997. 496pp.

Lee B. Kennett. Sherman: A Soldier's Life. New York: Harper Collins. 2001.

Laura E. Kerr. William Tecumseh Sherman: A Family Chronicle. Lancaster, OH: Fairfield Heritage Association. 1984. 114pp.

Lloyd Lewis. Sherman: Fighting Prophet. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company. 1932. 690pp.

Edward G. Longacre. Worthy Opponents: William T. Sherman & Joseph E. Johnston: Antagonists in War, Friends in Peace. Thomas Nelson. 2006. 392pp.

Marion B. Lucas. Sherman and the Burning of Columbia. University of South Carolina Press. 2000. 188pp.

John F. Marszalek. Sherman's Other War: The General and the Civil War Press. Memphis State University Press. 1981. 230pp.

John F. Marszalek. Sherman: A Soldier's Passion for Order. Free Press. 1993. 635pp.

James Lee McDonough; James Pickett Jones. War So Terrible: Sherman and Atlanta. W. W. Norton. 1987. 385pp.

James M. Merrill. William Tecumseh Sherman. Rand McNally. 1971. 445pp.

Earl Schenck Miers. The General Who Marched to Hell: William Tecumseh Sherman and His March to Fame and Infamy. Alfred A. Knopf. 1951. 349pp.

Henry Davenport Northrop. Life and Deeds of General Sherman: Including the Story of His Great March to the Sea. Cleveland: Lauer & Mattill. 1891. 552pp.

Robert L. O'Connell. Fierce Patriot: The Tangled Lives of William Tecumseh Sherman. Random House. 2014. 432pp.

Edward Robins. William T. Sherman. Philadelphia: G. W. Jacobs & Co.. 1905. 352pp.

Charles Royster. The Destructive War: William Tecumseh Sherman, Stonewall Jackson, and the Americans. Random House. 1991. 523pp.

F. Senour. Major General William T. Sherman, and His Campaign. Chicago: Henry M. Sherwood. 1865. 477pp.

William T. Sherman. Memoirs of General William T. Sherman. New York: D. Appleton and Company. 1875. (2 vols.) 405pp. + 409pp.

Brooks D. Simpson; Jean V. Berlin (editors). Sherman's Civil War: Selected Correspondence of William T. Sherman, 1860-1865. University of North Carolina Press. 1999. 948pp.

Henry Van Boynton. Sherman's Historical Raid: The Memoirs in the Light of the Record: A Review Based Upon Compilations from the Files of the War Office. Cincinnati: Wilstach, Baldwin & Co.. 1875. 276pp.

Charles Edmund Vetter. Sherman: Merchant of Terror, Advocate of Peace. Pelican. 1992. 347pp.

John Bennett Walters. Merchant of Terror: General Sherman and Total War. Bobbs-Merrill. 1973. 267pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  6. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.1017)

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1342)

  8. Webster's American Biographies (p.943)

  9. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.940)

  10. The MacMillan Dictionary of Military Biography (pp.394-96)

  11. Harper Encyclopedia of Military Biography (p.680)

  12. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.665)

  13. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.452)

  14. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.628)

  15. Who's Who in Modern History, 1860-1980 (p.291)

  16. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.951)

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