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" 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. "
War Papers and Personal Reminiscence: 1861-1865 - Page 428
by Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. Missouri Commandery - 1892 - 451 pages
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The Collapse of the Confederacy

Mark Grimsley, Brooks D. Simpson - History - 2002 - 201 pages
...guns.25 His letter to the mayor and city council became the source of his famous "War is hell" quote: "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...
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Live Your Own Life: The Family Papers of Mary Bayard Clarke, 1854-1886

Mary Bayard Clarke, Terrell Armistead Crow, Mary Moulton Barden - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 466 pages
...Mary D. Clarke recall hearing this story from older family members. 8. In September 1864 Sherman said, "You cannot qualify war in harsher terms than I will. War is cruelty, and you cannot refine it." John G. Barrett, Sherman's March through the Carolinas (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press,...
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Don't Know Much About History

Kenneth C. Davis - History - 2009 - 752 pages
...VOICES GENERAL WILLIAM T. SHERMAN, in a letter to the mayor and councilmen of Atlanta (September 1864): You cannot qualify war in harsher terms than I will. War is cruelty, and you cannot refine it; and those who brought this war into our country deserve all the curses and maledictions a people can...
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The American Civil War

Cole Christian Kingseed - History - 2004 - 185 pages
...renew my offer of services to make their exodus in any direction as easy and comfortable as possible. 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...
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Willing Obedience: Citizens, Soldiers, and the Progress of Consent in ...

Elizabeth D. Samet - History - 2004 - 273 pages
...waiting till the plunging shot of contending armies will renew the scenes of the past month? . . . 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...
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Land of Childhood's Fears Faith, Friendship, and The Vietnam War

...has been defined as "three wolves sitting down with a sheep to vote on what they'll eat for dinner". "You cannot qualify war in harsher terms than I will. War is cruelty, and you cannot refine it.... War is hell". "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it". 1134 "The Republic was...
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Soldier Dead: How We Recover, Identify, Bury, and Honor Our Military Fallen

Michael Sledge - History - 2005 - 357 pages
...what it actually was. In a letter to James M. Calhoun, mayor of Atlanta, September 12, 1864, he said, "You cannot qualify war in harsher terms than I will. War is cruelty, and you cannot refine it."11 Once it is understood that the nature of armed struggle involves not only killing but also hunting,...
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The Yale Book of Quotations

Fred R. Shapiro - Reference - 2006 - 1067 pages
...time, rung the war cry 'Remember the Alamo.'" William Tecumseh Sherman US military leader, 1820-1891 1 : = and those who brought war into our country deserve all the curses and maledictions a people can pour...
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The Wars of the Green Berets: Amazing Stories from Vietnam to the Present

Robin Moore, Michael Lennon - Fiction - 2007 - 243 pages
..."Shakespeare! Julius Caesari" shot back Ryan. "You guys better hit the rack, we've got an early day tomorrow." You cannot qualify war in harsher terms than I will. War is cruelty, and you cannot refine it . . . General William Tecumseh Sherman, letter to the mayor of Atlanta, 1864 Kirkuk had fallen...
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Building Fluency Through Practice and Performance: American History

Timothy Rasinski, Lorraine Griffith - Education - 2007 - 176 pages
...the great robber of the nineteenth century.'" Union General William Tecumseh Sherman, November 1864 "You cannot qualify war in harsher terms than I will. War is cruelty and you cannot refine it. There is no use trying to reform it. The crueler it is, the sooner it will be over." Union President...
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