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Sherman, William Tecumseh

Line breaks: Wil|liam Te|cum|seh Sher|man
Pronunciation: /ˈʃəːmən
 
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Definition of Sherman, William Tecumseh in English:

( 1820–91), American general. In 1864 in the American Civil War he became chief Union commander in the west. He set out with 60,000 men on a march through Georgia, during which he crushed Confederate forces and broke civilian morale by his policy of deliberate destruction of the territory he passed through.

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