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Sherman"s march and Vietnam

by Reston, James

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Sherman, William T. 1820-1891.,
    • Sherman"s March to the Sea.,
    • Sherman"s March through the Carolinas.,
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Destruction and pillage.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Destruction and pillage.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementJames Reston, Jr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE476.69 .R48 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 323 p. :
      Number of Pages323
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2850012M
      ISBN 100026023008
      LC Control Number84012264

      Sherman’s March to the Sea devastated Georgia and the Confederacy. There were approximately 3, casualties of which 2, were Union soldiers, but the countryside took years to recover. Sherman's march to the sea was followed by a similarly devastating march through the Carolinas early in , but the message was clear. ~Summary~ Sherman's March To The Sea was the military Savannah Campaign going on in the American Civil War in , through Georgia. It was led by Major General William Tecumseh Sherman of the Union Army. The campaign began when Sherman's troops left the captured city of Atlanta, on November 15th. This march ended with the capture of the port.

      Read an Excerpt. CHAPTER 1 "Prepare the way for my coming." — Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman. Grant Plans a Campaign. Early on the morning of Janu , the side-wheel steamer USS Rhode Island entered Beaufort Inlet, cruising past watchful Union sentries at Fort Macon as the vessel sought sanctuary in Morehead City Harbor. John Hedrick, the harbor's U.S. Treasury Department agent, . --Civilian witness regarding General William T. Sherman and his March to the Sea Following the Battle of Averasboro, North Carolina, March 15th & 16th, , eighteen year old Janie Smith (J - August 15th, ) penned on scraps of wallpaper a letter to her friend Janie Robeson in Bladen County.

      On the march, Sherman's army causes $ million of damage "the South would never forget." John Bell Hood moves his forces into Tennessee, and at the Battle of Franklin clashes with Union troops.   Oddly, for a book of epic scale, McDonough’s recounting of Sherman’s march in November and December is a bit flat, less colorful than his lively earlier depictions of Sherman’s Author: Thomas E. Ricks.


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Sherman"s march and Vietnam by Reston, James Download PDF EPUB FB2

One of the great ironies Reston focuses on is that the south generally decries Sherman, but extols Westmoreland. The book is now obviously dated--it would be very interesting for Reston to do a "post 9/11" edition. But the lessons Reston draws from Vietnam and Sherman's march are well worth applying to our current occupation of by: 6.

One of the great ironies Reston focuses on is that the south generally decries Sherman, but extols Westmoreland. The book is now obviously dated--it would be very interesting for Reston to do a "post 9/11" edition.

But the lessons Reston draws from Vietnam and Sherman's march are well worth applying to our current occupation of Iraq/5(3). Reston writes of the parallel between the Civil War's Sherman's March to the Sea and the Vietnam War.

The basis of scorch the earth, demoralize the civilian population, wreck the economy - Sherman's March was utilized in Vietnam/5. Sherman's burning of Atlanta and his famous March to the Sea, with its sanctioned foraging by Union troops and further burning, has reasonably been called the origin of the contemporary concept of total war, so it looks like a good place to go for antecedence and guidance.

Buy a cheap copy of Sherman's March And Vietnam book by James Reston Jr. The book describes Restons journey through the south retracing General William Tecumseh Shermans March from Atlanta to the Sea and then north into North Carolina. Free shipping over $Cited by: 6. An eloquent and unconventional book-part journalism, part history-and throughout a lament against war waged without discrimination or proportionality, a phenomenon which ties Sherman in Georgia to free-fire zones in Vietnam.

This is an indictment of leaders and of. J.D. Dickey is the New York Times bestselling author of Empire of Mud, a history of the troubled rise of Washington, D.C., in the nineteenth century and Rising in Flames: Sherman’s March and the Fight for a New Nation, also published by Pegasus s:   It isn’t how most would characterize William T.

Sherman’s famous march across Georgia inbut Thomas Ricks of Stars and Stripes begs to differ. “The more I read Sherman’s memoirs and letters, the more I came to believe that in that campaign he consciously was practicing what should be called counterinsurgency,” Ricks said in a recent : Warfare History Network.

From November 15 until DecemUnion General William T. Sherman led s soldiers on a mile march from Atlanta to Savannah, Georgia. The purpose of Sherman’s March to the Sea was to frighten Georgia’s civilian population into abandoning the Confederate cause.

Sherman's March to the Sea (also known as the Savannah Campaign or simply Sherman's March) was a military campaign of the American Civil War conducted through Georgia from November 15 until Decemby Maj. Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman of the Union campaign began with Sherman's troops leaving the captured city of Atlanta on November 15 and ended with the Location: Georgia.

Sherman Lead is the gripping story of a year flying the F-4 Phantom in combat during the Vietnam War, told through the eyes of a US Air Force fighter pilot. Operating out of Ubon Royal Thai Air Base, Thailand in –69, Gail Peck and his squadronmates were tasked with flying combat missions into North Vietnam and Laos at this time as part of Operations Rolling Thunder and Steel s:   I'm wondering what ya'll feel is the best all-around book on Sherman's march to the sea campaign.

It's a somewhat controversial subject and I want to get as unbiased a history as I can (but an accurate one, too). There's a lot of books out there so I need some help in making a choice. Sherman's March is the vivid narrative of General William T. Sherman's devastating sweep through Georgia and the Carolinas in the closing days of the Civil War/5.

“It is arguable,” James Reston Jr. wrote in his book, “Sherman’s March and Vietnam,” that Sherman’s precedent “made the severities of modern American war-making at least conceptually possible, Author: James M.

Mcpherson. Sherman's March book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Autumn,and the Civil War has ground to a bloody stalemate. Fr /5(5). Letter from William Sherman to Ellen Sherman, Main Sherman's Civil War: Selected Correspondence of William T.

Sherman,eds. Jean V. Berlin and Brooks D. Simpson (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, ), Hostiles were to be punished, to feel ‘the hard hand of war,’ as [Sherman] put it.” Shermans’ March to the Sea was an integral part of the Savannah Campaign in the Civil War.

Sherman's March to the Sea took place from November 15 to Decemduring the American Civil War. In the wake of his successful campaign to capture Atlanta, Major General William T. Sherman began making plans for a march against Savannah.

Consulting with Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant, the two men agreed that it would be. Sherman’s March to the Sea Gen.

William T. Sherman’s infamous “March to the Sea” began after troops left the captured city of Atlanta on Novemand ended miles later on Decem when Sherman’s troops seized the port city of Savannah (35). Sherman's March to the Sea is an article from The American Historical Review, Volume 6.

View more articles from The American Historical this. By waging war against the minds of his opponents, Sherman’s march achieved its creator’s goal of hastening an end to the conflict: the wives of Confederate soldiers along the route of the march or who feared they lay in the path of Sherman’s advancing legions begged their husbands to come home, and desertions increased significantly during the fall and winter of In Osprey's Campaign No.Sherman's March to the Seaauthor David Smith describes Sherman's campaign across Georgia and Hood's campaign across Tennessee in late This is a phase of the American Civil War that often gets short shrift, due to Reviews: And Davis notes, without bias, that Sherman's march to Savannah went virtually unopposed—this despite the dire predictions of military men everywhere who ""shared an apocalyptic vision of the fate awaiting Sherman's army, surrounded in swamps and woodlands, fired on from fences and hedgerows, and bled to death by Georgia guerrillas."".