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'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
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-
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
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
Researchers map Civil War battlefield in Charleston harbor

...cracked each other's signal codes.Charleston never fell but was abandoned by the Confederates as Union Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman marched through inland South Carolina cutting off the city's supply lines. It was unlike Mobile, Ala...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-09-08/researchers-map-civil-war-bat
Surrender of Fort Sumter re-enacted

...Confederate flag would fly over the fort nearly four years until Sumter was abandoned in early 1865 after Union Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman captured Columbia about 120 miles away, flanking the Confederates and forcing them to withdraw from Charleston...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-04-14/surrender-fort-sumter-re-enac
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Sherman came to Augusta for peace

William Tecumseh Sherman is best known as the Union general who embraced "total war" and left Georgia and South Carolina as smoldering ruins.But years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-04-09/sherman-came-augusta-peace
Company's roots go way back

...for military uses during the Civil War, making the tiny community a high-value target of Union Army Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman. The company's founder was born in 1800 and became a talented silversmith before moving to Edgefield County...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2006-05-23/companys-roots-go-way-back
Sanford's little lie masks a much bigger one

...granite walls of the copper-domed State House. Each marks a scar left by the cannons of invading Union Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman's bombardment of the capital in the final months of the Civil War. By last Thursday, Gov. Mark Sanford was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/06/26/met_528848.shtml
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School tries new gifted program

...more challenging. "When we started studying the Civil War period, I was somewhat fascinated by (Union Gen. William Tecumseh) Sherman," Cortland said. "I wanted to know more about his Atlanta campaign." Officials say the pilot program...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/11/09/met_482775.shtml
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