William T. Sherman
By Ethan and Nicholas
Life before the Civil War: Child of a prominent family, one of eleven children, his died when he was 9, raised by a family friend, Thomas Ewing, who was a senator from Ohio. In 1836, Ewing got Sherman into the U.S military academy at West Point,graduated in 1840. In 1850 he married Eleanor Boyle Ewing daughter of Thomas Ewing. In 1859, he became the head master at a military academy in Louisiana. After Louisiana left the Union he moved to Saint Louis,Missouri and didn't want to be a part of the war.
Education: Went to U.S military academy at West Point and graduated 6th in his class in 1840.
Contributions to the Civil War
Life After The Civil War
Death: February 14, 1891 in New York City. He was buried at Calvary Cemetery in St.Louis.
Memorials: Statue of Sherman in Washington D.C adjacent to the White House. The Statue is of him on a horse.
2. Besides being a soldier he was also an author.
3. His middle name is Tecumseh.
4. He actually loved the South, especially South Carolina.
5. He was a Californian Pioneer during the Gold Rush.