Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh)
- Existence: 1820 - 1891
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Overview This collection contains correspondence and other documentation regarding a mission by citizens of Boston to send supplies to Savannah, Georgia, in January 1865, while the city was occupied by William Tecumseh Sherman and his Union troops during the US Civil War.
Item — Box: 4273.001, Folder: 055
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a photocopy of paper titled "The March to the Sea," read to the George W. Lennard post of the Grand Army of the Republic, New Castle, Indiana, on April 27, 1895, which recounts William T. Sherman's army's march from Atlanta to Savannah, Georgia, September-December 1864. Burke, according to a handwritten inscription at the paper's end, was a member of the 46th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. The paper reads more like a newspaper account than the reminiscence of a...
Dates: 1895 April 27