Friday, August 2, 2013

Both the Generals Sherman are . . .

. . . 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

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