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William T. Sherman

Fought For: Union

Born: February 8, 1820
Died: February 14, 1891

Horses: Lexington, Dolly, Sam

Notable William Sherman Quotes

"War is cruelty and you cannot refine it."

"War is the remedy our enemies have chosen, and I say give them all they want."

"If I had my choice I would kill every reporter in the world, but I am sure we would be getting reports from hell before breakfast."

"I will accept no commission that would tend to create a rivalry with Grant. I want him to hold what he has earned and got. I have all the rank I want."