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William T. Sherman to General Robert Anderson, 1861 September 29

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Author

Finding aid prepared by Megan Mummey

Title

William T. Sherman to General Robert Anderson

Date

1861 September 29

Repository

University of Kentucky Special Collections

Arrangement

Collection is arranged by format.

Location note

Housed with multiple collections.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open to researchers by appointment.

Preferred Citation Note

2011MS207: [identification of item], William T. Sherman to General Robert Anderson, 1861 September 29, University of Kentucky Special Collections.

Extent

0.1 Cubic feet

1 box

Biography/History

William Tecumsah Sherman (1820-1891) was a Union general during the Civil War known for his destructive march across Georgia in late 1864. In 1861 he served as a brigadier general under Robert Anderson in the Department of the Cumberland. Sherman succeeded Anderson as the commander of the Department in October of 1861.

William T. Sherman. Civil War Trust. Civil War Trust. n.d. Web. 19 December 2011.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a letter from William T. Sherman to General Robert Anderson reporting on the conditions of his troops. Sherman also comments their unwillingness to listen to commands.

Subjects

  • Richard C. Frajola, Inc.
  • Louisville (Ky.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns.
  • Anderson, Robert, 1805-1871
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence.

Collection Inventory

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