Sherman: Fighting Prophet

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U of Nebraska Press, Jan 1, 1993 - History - 690 pages
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"An indispensable addition to the literature of this troubled period, and a worthy monument to the military genius who crushed the South which he loved."-Christian Science Monitor
  

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The author slowly desolves into hero worship. There a number of details in the book that were not well researched such his reference to John Bell Hood having lost an arm at Gettysburg. Hood lost the ... Read full review

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Contents

the motto over the door i
1
the climb 1 THE BISHOP COMES UP THE RIVER
3
KETTLE FIRES
10
SHOOTING STAR
17
TWO FAMILIES ON THE HILL
22
THE REDHEAD CLIMBS THE HILL
32
WASHINGTON
42
WEST POINT
51
33 THE MAN ON HORSEBACK
336
THE BEAUTY OF TIME
345
35 TERRIBLE DOOR OF DEATH
355
BIG INDIAN WAR
366
WITH BOOTS ON
377
CHANGE FRONT ON WASHINGTON
388
GLORIOUS LAUGHTER
399
WAR IS WAR
410

ELLEN
59
THE ENCHANTRESS THE SOUTH
67
WITHOUT SMELLING GUNPOWDER
76
THE JONAH OF BANKING
85
DEAD COCK IN THE PIT
97
SOLITUDE AND BANISHMENT
110
WE DESERVE A MONARCH
126
EACH TO OUR OWN SHIP I 39
139
A CHIP ON THE WHIRLING TIDE
148
SICKENING CONFUSION
161
NO MAN CAN SAVE THE COUNTRY
174
AM TO BE SACRIFICED I 82
182
A LETTER TO LINCOLN
195
THE SUMMIT 21 UNCONDITIONAL SURRENDER GRANT
209
SHILOH BLOODY SHILOH
219
AS SMART AS TOWN FOLKS
231
WE CAN MAKE WAR TERRIBLE
243
THE VULTURES ARE LOOSE
252
TREMBLE FOR THE RESULT
267
THIS FELLOW MCCLERNAND
274
MANY SOLDIERS
284
THEY CRY ALOUD FOR MERCY
293
BLOWS THICK AND FAST
304
VISIBLE INTERPOSITION OF GOD
312
PREPARE THEM FOR MY COMING
325
CAN MAKE GEORGIA HOWL
422
THE ANGEL OF THE LORD
434
THE BESOM OF DESTRUCTION
442
A MAN DOWN SOUTH
457
THE PLATEAU 45 REPOSE OF THE TIGER
467
INEVITABLE SAMBO
477
HELLHOLE OF SECESSION
486
GOD ALMIGHTY STARTED WIND
498
SPLENDID LEGS
508
MR LINCOLN SPEAKS PRIVATELY
518
SIC SEMPER TYRANNIS
526
AM NOT STONE
536
SHERMAN HAS FATALLY BLUNDERED
544
HORRID DEFORMITIES
555
55 THE CUD OF BITTER FANCY
564
HAPPIEST MOMENT OF MY LIFE
572
57 LEAR ROARING AT THE STORM
580
NO HONORABLE MAN WILL BE TOLERATED
594
59 KETTLE FIRES FLICKER OUT
609
WILL NOT SERVE IF ELECTED 62 I
621
DEATH WALKED WITH ME 63 I
631
GENERAL SOURCES
655
PARTICULAR SOURCES
660
INDEX
670
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About the author (1993)

Introducing Sherman, Fighting Prophet is Brooks D. Simpson, a professor of history at Arizona State University and the author of Let Us Have Peace: Ulysses S. Grant and the Politics of War and Reconstruction.

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