- Forrest Percival,1896–1951, U.S. naval officer.
- James School·craft [skool-kraft, -krahft] /ˈskulˌkræft, -ˌkrɑft/, 1855–1912, vice president of the U.S. 1909–12.
- John,1823–1900, U.S. statesman (brother of William T.).
- Roger,1721–93, American statesman.
- Stuart Pratt,1881–1926, U.S. critic and educator.
- William Tecumseh,1820–91, Union general in the Civil War.
- a city in NE Texas.
- Mount, a mountain in central Colorado, in the Park Range, in the Rocky Mountains. 14,036 feet (4278 meters).
- a male given name.
- U.S. Military. a 34-ton medium tank of World War II, with a 75mm gun and a crew of four.
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Contemporary Examples of sherman
In early August Sherman brought in siege guns and vowed to leave Atlanta “a used-up community by the time we are done with it.”
General Sherman even returned there as a happy tourist 15 years after his previous uninvited visit.
What is there to prevent Sherman taking General Lee in the rear?
When Sherman reached those earthworks, he thought them the most impregnable he had ever seen.
Sherman Washington programmed gospel music at the festival from 1972 until shortly before his death in 2011.The Cradle of Jazz, Blues and Gospel Endlessly Rocking
April 25, 2014
Historical Examples of sherman
"Come, we have just time to get to the station," said Mrs. Sherman, holding out her hand.
"She caught that from the washerwoman," laughed Mrs. Sherman.
They arrived after dark in Sherman's camp and he received them himself.The Rock of Chickamauga
Joseph A. Altsheler
It is a question of but a few days, at most, when Sherman will bag him.Personal Recollections of a Cavalryman
J. H. (James Harvey) Kidd
Then Sherman had to come out too, and the result was that both spoke.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete
Albert Bigelow Paine
- William Tecumseh (tɪˈkʌmsə). 1820–91, American Union commander during the Civil War. He led the victorious march through Georgia (1864), becoming commander of the army in 1869
Word Origin and History for sherman
type of U.S. medium tank used in World War II, 1942, named for U.S. Civil War Gen. William T. Sherman (1820-1891). The surname is from Old English scearra "shears" + mann "man;" hence "shearer of woolen garments."