William Tecumseh Sherman Quotes

I hate newspapermen. They come into camp and pick up their camp rumors and print them as facts. I regard them as spies, which, in truth, they are.

 
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William Tecumseh Sherman
William Tecumseh Sherman
  • Born: February 8, 1820
  • Died: February 14, 1891
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Soldier

William Tecumseh Sherman was an American soldier, businessman, educator, and author. He served as a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War (1861–65), for which he received recognition for his outstanding command of military strategy as well as criticism for the harshness of the scorched earth policies he implemented in conducting total war against the Confederate States.

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