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General William T. Sherman


"You cannot qualify war in harsher terms than I will. War is cruelty, and you cannot refine it; and those who brought war into our country deserve all the curses and maledictions a people can pour out."

--William Tecumseh Sherman
Letter to the city of Atlanta, 1864

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The Carolinas

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Suggested subjects headings: Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891
Sherman's March through the Carolinas      Sherman's March to the Sea
Bentonville, Battle of, Bentonville, N.C., 1865
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.
North Carolina -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
South Carolina -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.

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