. . . in Halleck’s army near Corinth; the one, W. T. Sherman (Kentucky,) now promoted to be Major General, and the other, Thomas W. Sherman (Port Royal,) who is still a brigadier. Their being so near together will lead to much confusion in the battle accounts.
– Published in The Davenport Daily Gazette, Davenport, Iowa, Wednesday Morning, May 7, 1862, p. 2