Re: So You Knew Sherman
- --- In civilwarwest@y..., FLYNSWEDE@A... wrote:
> Since we have been discussing primarily Union generals, I thoughtthat I
> would try the below 20 questions on you to see how well you knowSherman.
> Give me your answers and I will grade them and send out a report.Guess it
> is the old teacher in me.I'll take a stab at a few of these. I promise my books remain on hte
>Lots. I think the total was 9.
> SHERMAN TRIVIA
> SO YOU KNEW SHERMAN
> 1. How many brothers and sisters did Sherman have
>Young. I'll say 7 years old.
> 2. How old was Sherman when his father died
>His foster family, catholics that they were, gave him his christian
> 3. How old was Sherman when he received the name William
name. I'll say 12.
> 4. What was name of his foster-fatherThomas Ewing, US senator from Ohio.
> 5. In what year did Sherman enter West Point
>I'm guessing, Halleck and Thomas? <g>
> 6. Who were Sherman's two room mates at West Point
>Fort Meyers Fla.
> 7. Upon graduation from West Point, where was he assigned
> 8. How long was Sherman stationed at Ft. Moultrie, SCI'm guessing 2 years.
> 9. Where was Sherman assigned during the Mexican WarMonterrey, California.
> 10. On 1 May 1850, a significant occurance happened to Sherman,IS this when he left the army?
> what was it.
> 11. How many children did Cump and Ellen eventually have
> 12. How many of Sherman's children die during the Civil War
> 13, Who was the last Sherman child to die
> 14. In what year did Sherman become Superintendent of Louisiana
> Seminary of Learning.1859.
> 15. That institution was predecessor of what school
> 16. Give the month and year Sherman resigned from that positionJanuary 1861.
> 17. What rank was given to Sherman when he rejoined the army inMay, 1861
> 18. What was Sherman's first field command (Be specific)
> 19. Where did Sherman fight his first battle
> 20. Who besides Sherman was appointed Brig Gen on General Orders
I'll give Wayne a chance to correct me now. (Was that Jesse Appler
of the 53rd Ohio?)