A Letter from General Sherman

As I had earlier mentioned, I would like to include excerpts from a letter written by General Sherman to General Halleck in Washington after the capture of Vicksburg in response to a request for advise on the administration of recaptured territories: The question of reconstruction in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Arkansas, will soon come up for… Continue reading A Letter from General Sherman

Most Dangerous Time?

I saw this quote from Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff today: “In my personal military judgment, formed over 38 years, we are living in the most dangerous time in my lifetime right now…” Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Dempsey (16 February 2012) It is from an article at Defense.gov entitled… Continue reading Most Dangerous Time?

Review: The Memoirs of General William T. Sherman, Kindle Version

The Memoirs of General William T. Sherman Volumes I & II by William Tecumseh Sherman Volume I: 436 pages Volume II 310 pages Public Domain Books, 2004 Digging through the “Available for free download” pages at Amazon, I found this interesting item. I was to be at sea for a while, with little to do… Continue reading Review: The Memoirs of General William T. Sherman, Kindle Version