History Stories
CATEGORY: William Tecumseh Sherman
Why the Civil War Actually Ended 16 Months After Lee Surrendered
March 5, 2018

For one thing, things were a little confusing in Texas. Read More

Native Americans Have General Sherman to Thank for Their Exile to Reservations
November 13, 2017

The Civil War hero brought his scorched-earth policy to the Plains—and wiped out Native Americans’ food supply. Read More

Lincoln, Grant and Sherman Huddle Up, 150 Years Ago
March 26, 2015

In the waning days of the Civil War, the three main architects of the Union victory convened for the first and only time. Read More

9 Things You May Not Know About William Tecumseh Sherman
November 14, 2014

On the anniversary of Sherman's march through Georgia, explore nine surprising facts about the man who helped pioneer “scorched earth” military tactics. Read More

Union Troops Capture Atlanta
September 2, 2014

During the Civil War, the fall of Atlanta proved to be a blow from which the Confederacy never recovered. Read More