The incredible story of an American patriot and controversial Civil War general.
Born in 1820, William Tecumseh Sherman graduated from The United States Military Academy at West Point and, after service in California and a career in business, went on to become one of the most famous generals from the American Civil War. Before his death in 1891, he recorded his memoirs, which tell an unbelievable story of adventure, sacrifice, heroism, struggle, loss, and conflict. Volume 1 of his personal memoirs includes events from 1820 through the Meridian Campaign in February 1864.
This Illustrated Special Edition reprint from an 1891 source includes the original classic type font, additional images of W.T. Sherman, and a new cover design fit for display. Learn about Sherman’s early memories from California, New York, and Louisiana to the outbreak of the Civil War, the Battle of Bull Run, Shiloh, Vicksburg, and much more. This is a must-read edition of one of the most remarkable books about the American Civil War and United States History.
Table of Contents:
Chapter 1: From 1820 to the Mexican War
Chapter 2: Early Recollections of Calfornia 1846-1848
Chapter 3: Early Recollections of California 1849-1850
Chapter 4: Missouri, Louisiana, and California 1850-1855
Chapter 5: California 1855-1857
Chapter 6: California, New York, and Kansas 1857-1859
Chapter 7: Louisiana 1859-1861
Chapter 8: Missouris. April-May 1861
Chapter 9: From the Battle of Bull Run to Paducah – Kentucky and Missouri 1861-1862
Chapter 10: Battle of Shiloh – March and April 1862
Chapter 11: Shiloh to Memphis – April to July 1862
Chapter 12: Memphis to Arkansas Post – July 1862 to January 1863
Chapter 13: Vicksburg – January to July 1863
Chapter 14: Chattanooga and Knoxville – July to December 1863
Chapter 15: Meridian Campaign – January and February 1864
Chapter 16: Appendix