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William Tecumseh Sherman

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William Tecumseh Sherman

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The Union general is famous for his "March to the Sea," designed to break morale and hasten the South's surrender during the Civil War. Employing "total war" tactics, his men pillaged and plundered their way through the Confederacy, leaving a trail of destruction and a controversial legacy.

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