William Sherman

By: Tyler Brown


War is the remedy that our enemies have chosen, and I say let us give them all they want.-William Sherman

War is cruelty. There is no use trying to reform it. The crueler it is, the sooner it will be over.-William Sherman

They are just getting what they asked for.-Tyler Brown


Q1: What was the task given to him by Lincoln?

A1: he was told to go through the south to make advances in the war to get Lincoln voted back as president.

Q2: was he successful in going through the south?

A2: yes he went through the south with a tactic called total war which is destroying anything that may have military value.

Effect of William Sherman

He went through the south destroying every thing that could be useful and ultimately ended up ending the war.