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, keeno2@... wrote:
> In a message dated 8/18/2006 1:42:50 PM Central Daylight Time,
> odinbat@... writes:
> I would love to have a large collection of copies of Sherman's
letters, I think out of all the letter collections from the civil war
I like Shermans the best. Sherman comes across to me as very
If you haven't the book, do get ahold of Sherman's Civil War, edited
by Brooks Simpson. I thought I had a handle on the man, but that
particular collection of his letters gave me a pleasant jolt. A
complex but a straight-shooting, amazing personality.
I do not have Brook's book (sorry Brooks)but do have Howe's "Home
Letters of General Sherman." Like you say, and I have said many
times, Sherman was a very complex individual.