William T. Sherman to General Robert Anderson

Descriptive Summary

Title
William T. Sherman to General Robert Anderson
Date
1861 September 29
Creator
Sherman, William T., (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891
Extent
0.1 Cubic feet
Subjects
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged by format.
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Megan Mummey
Preferred Citation
2011MS207: [identification of item], William T. Sherman to General Robert Anderson, 1861 September 29, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

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.

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