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I Marched With Sherman

Civil War Memoirs of the 20th Illinois Volunteer Infantry

by Ira Blanchard

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Published by iUniverse .
Written in English


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Number of Pages172
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7544842M
ISBN 100595012000
ISBN 109780595012008
OCLC/WorldCa46862573


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I Marched With Sherman by Ira Blanchard Download PDF EPUB FB2

This is a very readable account of Sherman's march. The main text has about pp. I also have a copy of "Sherman's March" by Burke Davis. The main text in this is approx pp.

The biggest difference is that I Marched With Sherman book Burke Davis book tell the story mainly by using collected eyewitness accounts, whilst Trueau's book is more descriptive in by: 4.

The March was very much a Doctorow creation, but the here there was a sense that the author was actually interested in the characters of his novel. I felt I was a member of Sherman's march to the sea, meeting the personalities along the way--the emancipated slaves, the ruffians, the homeless planation owners--and even Sherman himself/5().

I marched with Sherman: Ira Blanchard's Civil War Memoirs of the Illinois 20th Infantry by Nancy Mattingly and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at This book about Sherman's November April from Atlanta to Chapel Hill is an in-depth history full of eyewitness diary accounts from soldiers on both sides as well as Southern citizens from the towns visited by Sherman's army.

I recommend this book because it is an uncensored account of Sherman's march/5. Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Best Books of the Month of results for "William Tecumseh Sherman" The Scourge of War: The Life of William Tecumseh Sherman Sherman's March.

by Burke Davis | out of 5 stars Kindle $ $ 99 $ $   ‘The Scourge of War’ Review: A Long March Into Myth Sherman was an erudite, complicated man, far from the monster created by Southern apologists after the Civil War.

The March, E.L. Doctorow The March is a historical fiction novel by E. Doctorow. It won the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction () and the National Book Critics Circle Award/Fiction (). InUnion general William Tecumseh Sherman marched his sixty thousand troops through Georgia to the sea, and then up into the Carolinas/5(1K).

Sherman's plan was to bypass the minor Confederate troop concentrations at Augusta, Georgia, and Charleston, South Carolina, and reach Goldsboro, North Carolina, by March As with his Georgia operations, Sherman marched his armies in multiple directions simultaneously, confusing the scattered Confederate defenders as to his first true.

I Marched With Sherman book General Who Marched to Hell: Sherman and the Southern Campaign gets 3 Stars for a concise, thoughtful account of Sherman’s Southern campaign. You will recognize the precursor to Ken Burns The Civil War as Miers uses the contemporary accounts of participants on /5(4).

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I marched with Sherman: Ira Blanchard's Civil War Memoirs of the Illinois 20th Infantry4/4(2). Ultimately, When Sherman Marched North from the Sea calls into question postwar rhetoric that represented the heroic defense of the South as a male prerogative and praised Confederate women for their "feminine" qualities of sentimentality, patience, and endurance.

Campbell suggests that political considerations underlie this interpretation. This is a very condensed book, mainly dealing with how the war, (Sherman's March) affected the people in the path of Shermans army.

Mrs. Campbell (the author, and a professor of history) uses extensive footnotes, and numerous sources, from a wide spectrum of people, and by: Home front and battle front merged in when General William T.

Sherman occupied Savannah and then marched his armies north through the Carolinas. Although much has been written about the military aspects of Sherman's March, Jacqueline Campbell reveals a more complex story.

Sherman's March to the Sea, more formally known as the Savannah Campaign, was a military campaign of the American Civil War conducted through Georgia from November 15 to Decem by Maj. Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman of the Union campaign began with Sherman's troops leaving the captured city of Atlanta, on November 15 and ended with the capture of the port of.

The General Who Marched to Hell; William Tecumseh Sherman. Author: Miers, Earl Schenck Title: The General Who Marched to Hell; William Tecumseh Sherman Publication: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Edition: First edition Description: First ver. 8vo. [6], vii-xxiii, [3],[1], i-xvii, [7] pp.

Blue cloth with gold lettering on the Rating: % positive. Civil War Book Review Anyone interested in a well-researched account of Confederate women's responses to Sherman's march will find this study rewarding.—American Historical Review Offers new insights into civilian reaction to Sherman's campaign and in the process challenges the Lost Cause image of Confederate women.—Civil War News 13 14 15Author: Jacqueline Glass Campbell.

The issue of where these people should go had dogged Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman, too, as he marched through Georgia in the fall of Sherman. Union General William Sherman wrote the letter to his wife, Ellen, on Ma from Goldsboro, North Carolina.

This was the first letter that Sherman sent his wife since he arrived in Fayetteville, on March In the letter, Sherman discussed the steady progress he and his men had made since they left Savannah, Georgia in January.

With Sherman to the sea; a boy's story of General Sherman's famous march and capture of Savannah. Contributor Names Otis, James, Created / Published New York, A. When the book turned to the viewers of Nick and Annie, the book lit up for me.

I loved the view of Nick, one of Sherman's soldiers, and his conflict with Sherman's orders to raid and pillage as they marched to the sea. He had so many mixed feelings over it but did his du/5. Author Anne Sarah Rubin talked about her book, [Through the Heart of Dixie: Sherman's March and American Memory].

She described the path of Union General Sherman's march through part of the. The book even has some documents discovered at Carlisle Barracks, that have never appeared in print before, by a US COL at the heart of the Sherman Tank Scandal, who kept a notebook on it.

It also shows secret cables between Ike and GEN Marshall basically saying, we have a problem with the Sherman tank even as politicians were insisting all. A scorched-earth campaign that continues to haunt the Southern imagination, Sherman's "March to the Sea" and ensuing drive north was a crucial turning point in the War between the States.

Weaving together hundreds of eyewitness accounts, bestselling author Burke Davis tells the story of this infamous episode from the perspective of the Union. General who marched to hell. New York, Collier Books [, ©] (OCoLC) Named Person: William T Sherman; William T Sherman; William T Sherman: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Earl Schenck Miers.

General Sherman set out to “make Georgia howl,” and preferred, as he said, to “march through that State smashing things to the sea.” He wrote to Grant after his march through South Carolina, saying: “The people of South Carolina, instead of feeding Lee’s army, will now call on Lee to feed them.” (2 Memoirs, page ).

William Sherman AkersKnoxville, TNWilliam ("Bill") Sherman Akers, passed away Saturday morning, Ma at Tennova Turkey Creek Medical Center. Bill. Download the Book. CONTINUE. Summary. After his triumphant capture of Atlanta in the fall ofUnion General William T.

Sherman mobili of his veteran troops and waged destructive war across Georgia, from Atlanta to Savannah. Unhappy with the killing and maiming of Union and Confederate soldiers in combat blood baths, he decided on.

So Sherman proposed to split his Union force, tak of his best troops on a destructive march, while Maj. Gen. George H. Thomas used the remainder to contain Hood. Lincoln and Ulysses S.

Grant preferred for Sherman to destroy the Southern army first and then initiate his psychological war of. Buy a cheap copy of General Who Marched to Hell: Sherman and book by Earl Schenck Miers.

Milestone in American Civil War. Somewhat downplays the depth of the destruction of the march but puts the generals and fighting in good context. Free shipping over $ STEPHENS, JOHN SHERMAN, JR. - of Knoxville, passed away Thursday, Ma He attended First Baptist Church of Bluegrass where he was very active.

This print was published in in the book "Our Country, Vol. III." (iStock Photo) O ne hundred fifty years ago this month, General William Tecumseh Sherman's Union "Army of the West" marched.

Oddly, for a book of epic scale, McDonough’s recounting of Sherman’s march in November and December is a bit flat, less colorful than his lively earlier depictions of Sherman’s. Burke Davis (–) was an American author and journalist best known for his narrative histories of the Civil War, including To Appomattox: Nine April Days, (), Sherman’s March (), and The Last Surrender ().His acclaimed biographies of military and political figures include They Called Him Stonewall (), Gray Fox: Robert E.

Lee and the Civil War (), Marine!:Brand: Open Road Media. J - Ma Mary Jacquelin Dedona passed away of natural causes at the age of 90 on Wednesday, Ma in Sherman Oaks, California.

Born on. Buy I Marched with Sherman: Civil War Memoris of the 20th Illinois Volunteer Infantry by Ira Blanchard, Nancy Ann Mattingly (Editor) online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - starting at. Shop now. Sherman’s March, more accurately known as the Georgia and Carolinas Campaigns, cut a swath across three states in – It was one of the most significant campaigns of the war, making Confederate civilians “howl” as farms and plantations were stripped of everything edible and all their valuables.

Outbuildings, and occasionally homes, were burned, railroads were destroyed, and. Gabriel Sherman is an American author.

Inhe wrote a biography about Fox News Channel president Roger Ailes called The Loudest Voice in the Room: How the Brilliant, Bombastic Roger Ailes Built Fox News – and Divided a Country, which debuted at #9 on The New York Times Bestseller list.

Mary Frances Bertain passed away March 7 in Sherman Oaks, was born Aug in Brighton, Massachusetts to Jeremiah and Mary received her Bachelor's Degree at Boston Stat. Sherman's March (Civil War, GA) by Richard Wheeler, First Edition HCDJ.

Condition of book is Excellent. Original Dust Jacket is included. All pages are crisp. Drawing on primary sources, Wheeler creates a first-person account of Sherman's march, providing a new perspective supporting his contention that Sherman's strategy shortened the war by destroying property rather than soldiers Seller Rating: % positive.

Scholar Jacqueline Glass Campbell, however, delivers a different view in her book, When Sherman Marched North from the Sea. Campbell provides strong evidence that Sherman’s movement northwards, and his harsh tactics, led to a revival of Confederate nationalism in some cases, especially with North Carolina women.

Jacqueline Glass Campbells "When Sherman Marched North From the Sea" is a work that seeks to examine Civil War General William Shermans march through the Southern States from the Atlantic Ocean while putting the accounts and behaviors of the people involved in a 4/5.When Sherman marched down to the sea Contributor Names Mack, E.

(composer) Byers, (lyricist) Created / Published Lee & Walker, Philadelphia, Subject Headings. Jodi Lynn Picoult is a best-selling author of 25 novels with about 14 million copies of her books in print worldwide.

elected fueled her one-woman march across the country. Sherman .