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Union march was 'blitz'

...comparison of the Confederacy to Nazi Germany: The point about no Confederate blitzkrieg is true, but Union Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman's March to the Sea and up through the Carolinas comes as close to a blitzkrieg as you can get.Dr. van Tuyll's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-07-31/union-march-was-blitz
Rebel, Nazi comparisons unjustified

...monuments to those whose fight across the Southland actually liberated the slaves? May I suggest statues to William Tecumseh Sherman? (The writer is a history professor in the Department of History, Anthropology and Philosophy at Georgia Regents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-07-18/rebel-nazi-compa
Why Sherman shirked Augusta

...That's when the notorious Atlanta arsonist William Tecumseh Sherman wrote to editor Pleasant A. Stovall to answer...bring him supplies easily.But then, being William Tecumseh Sherman, (Don't you love that middle name?) he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/bill-kirby/2009-10-19/why-sherman
Civil War Symposium returns in November, to feature lectures on Sherman's march and period life in Augusta

...Nancy Glaser, the executive director of the history museum, said talks will focus predominantly on Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman's march through Georgia and its adverse effects on the Augusta area.The city became crowded during that phase...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-16/civil-war-symposium-returns-
Weapons of choice illogical

"War is cruelty ... ." Those words were in a letter from Union Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman to the mayor and councilmen of Atlanta during the siege of Atlanta in 1864. He also said in a speech to the 1879 graduating class...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-09-13/weapons-choice-illogical
SC archeologists race to uncover Civil War prison

...Hymn of the Republic,' and then they'd sing 'Dixie,'" Long said with a laugh.Three days before Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman's forces entered the city, the men were moved to Charlotte, and then to Wilmington, N.C. Shortly thereafter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-16/sc-archeologists-race-uncover
'Devil' or fiery peacemaker: 5 questions and answers about Sherman's March, 150 years later

A turning point in the Civil War came 150 years ago this week, when Union Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman left the smoking ruins of Atlanta and launched his scorching March to the Sea. Here are some questions and answers about the commander...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-15/devil-or-fiery-peacemaker-5-q
Sherman had reason for passing Augusta by

...21, 1888.That's when former Union Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman wrote to editor Pleasant A. Stovall to answer...bring him supplies easily.But then, being William Tecumseh Sherman, he offered to correct the oversight if anyone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/225/2010-08-29/sherman-had-reason-passing-augusta
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Across Georgia

...years ago Saturday, a delegation led by Atlanta Mayor James M. Calhoun formally surrendered the city to Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman's Union Army. For more than 20 years, a 70-pound gray marker describing the events that led to the surrender...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/09/03/met_95173.shtml
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Hunting hilarity in local history

...after the war began to spread the story that they weren't attacked because famed (and despised) Yankee Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman feared them.The story grew through much of the 1880s, until Augusta Chronicle editor Pleasant Stovall decided...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-10-15/hunting-hilarity-local-histor