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William Tecumseh Sherman (1820–1891)

Sherman, William Tecumseh. One of the most distinguished of American generals; born in Lancaster, OH, Feb. 8, 1820; died in New York City, Feb. 14, 1891. He graduated at West Point in 1840; resigned from the army as captain in 1853; was commissioned colonel, May 13, 1861, and after a long career of active service, retired from command on Feb. 8, 1884, as general of the army. He published: ‘Memoirs of Gen. William T. Sherman by Himself’ (2 vols., New York, 1875 and 1885).