Quote of William T. Sherman

April 15th, 2013  

Topic: Quote of William T. Sherman

I did not see this in our quotes of him - perhaps add?
After the Civil War battle of Allatoona Pass (GA, 10/1864), which involved the 7th Illinois with their repeating Henry rifles, W. T. Sherman offered the highest compliment every paid them in saying "For the numbers engaged they stood upon the bloodiest battlefield ever known upon the American Continent".

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