Letters written to John Sherman during the years 1838 thru 1891

John Sherman

148 Letters written to John Sherman from 1 author(s) including from places such as Jackson, MS, West Point, NY and Fort Pierce, FL. Who did John Sherman know?

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    Columbia, SC - 16 February 1865

    W.T. Sherman Special Field Orders, No. 26 extract

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    Jackson, MS -

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...The share I have personally borne in all these events is one in which you may take pride for me.

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    West Point, NY - 15 September 1838

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...I did go to the salt works, as I proposed when you were at home...

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    West Point, NY - 15 October 1838

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...I suppose that by this time you have become quite an expert engineer...

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    West Point, NY - 9 January 1839

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...I hear that you are engaged in speculating in salt, and are waiting for the river to rise to take a load down...

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    West Point, NY - 13 April 1839

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...From this I judge that your speculations did not turn out as well as expected.

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    West Point, NY - 31 August 1839

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...we are once more in barracks and to-morrow will commence our studies, commencing with Civil Engineering.

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    West Point, NY - 14 January 1840

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...The examination is just over ; the result is favorable toward me, as usual.

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    West Point, NY - 7 March 1840

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...although the river has opened, and is alive with steamboats and sloops, still West Point appears as dull as ever

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    Fort Pierce, FL - 30 March 1841

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...The peninsula of Florida is of the latest geological formation, one mass of sand, with few rocks of the softest consistency

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    Fort Pierce, FL - 14 July 1841

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...There is considerable talk up at St. Augustine that our regiment is going north in the fall...

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    Fort Pierce, FL - 11 October 1841

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...the officer commanding flatters himself the war is just on the point of ending.

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    Picolatto - 15 February 1842

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...You doubtless saw my promotion announced...

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    Fort Moultrie, SC - 23 May 1843

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...Here at Fort Moultrie we have about 250 soldiers, divided into four companies.

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    Fort Moultrie, SC - 19 January 1844

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...took my departure for ST. Louis in the steamboat Manhattan, loaded with every species of animal...

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    Fort Moultrie, SC - 24 October 1844

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...What in the devil are you doing? Stump speaking!

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    Smithville, NC - 4 April 1845

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...I am going to return to Charleston to-night by sea, and expect to be turned wrong side out, as the wind is blowing a half gale.

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    Augusta Arsenal, GA - 29 August 1845

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...I got back from Key West earlier than I anticipated...

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    Fort Moultrie, SC - 4 January 1846

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...I am pretty well acquainted with all the rich people round about

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    United States Ship Lexington - 10 November 1846

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...The wind is now so strong and fair that we have hopes of reaching Valparaiso in about ten days...

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    Monterey, CA - 18 April 1848

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...We are here perfectly banished.

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    Monterey, CA - 25 August 1848

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...went to the Sacramento to examine into the truth of the rumors that were swelling each day the amount of gold found there.

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    St. Louis, MO - 14 January 1851

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...am still expecting to be sent away in the spring, but where to is hard to tell

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    San Francisco, CA - 3 June 1853

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...Large brick and granite houses fill the site where stood the poor, contemptible village

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    San Francisco, CA - 30 November 1854

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...I have seen by the papers that you are elected to Congress.

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    San Francisco, CA - 20 March 1856

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...I see you are placed on the Committee of Foreign Relations

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    San Francisco, CA - 7 July 1856

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...The Vigilance Committee is in full blast

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    San Francisco, CA - 3 August 1856

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...Here in this country the Democratic a mob element prevails

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    San Francisco, CA - 19 August 1856

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...The city of San Francisco, where all these alleged frauds were committed, voted against Johnson.

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    Leavenworth City, CA - 30 April 1859

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...Steamboats arrive in twos and threes each day, loaded with people for the new gold region.

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    New Orleans, LA - 12 December 1859

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...I hoped you would be theoretical and not practical, for practical abolition is disunion, civil war, and anarchy universal...

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    Alexandria, LA - 16 January 1860

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...I received your letter explaining how you happened to sign for that Helper Book.

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    Alexandria, LA - 4 April 1860

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...no people were ever governed by mere abstract principle.

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    Alexandria, LA - 8 May 1860

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...Last night I got the copy of the speech and read it...

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    Alexandria, LA - 1 December 1860

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...The quiet which I thought the usual acquiescence of the people was merely the prelude to the storm of opinion that now seems irresistible.

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    Alexandria, LA - 16 January 1861

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...I am so much in the woods here that I can't keep up with the times at all.

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    Alexandria, LA - 18 January 1861

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...I regard the seizure by Governor Moore of the United States Arsenal as the worst act yet committed in the present revolution.

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    St. Louis, MO - 22 April 1861

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...At a moment like this the country expects every man to do his duty.

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    St. Louis, MO - 25 April 1861

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...Virginia's secession influences some six millions of people.

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    St. Louis, MO - 11 May 1861

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...I was a witness of the firing on the people by the United States Militia at Camp Jackson yesterday.

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    St. Louis, MO - 20 May 1861

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...The greatest difficulty in the problem now before the country is not to conquer but so conquer as to impress upon the real men of the South a respect for their conquerors.

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    St. Louis, MO - 22 May 1861

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...I received your despatch last evening stating I would be appointed Colonel of one of the new 3 Battalion Regiments

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    St. Louis, MO - 24 May 1861

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...You all overrate my powers and abilities and may place me in a position above my merits

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    Pittsburgh, TN - 8 June 1861

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...if he tenders me a brigade, I will do my best, or if a colonelcy ditto.

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    Washington, DC - 20 June 1861

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...At last the order is out and I am Colonel 13 Infantry.

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    Camp Opposite Georgetown, VA - 16 July 1861

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...to-morrow early we attack the enemy at or near Fairfax C.H., Germantown and Centerville

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    Fort Corcoran - 19 August 1861

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...I have been here ever since you left, hardly taking off my clothes at night.

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    Cincinnati, OH - 9 September 1861

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...I think it of vast importance and that Ohio, Indiana and Illinois must sooner or later arm every inhabitant

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    Louisville, KY - 26 October 1861

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...the South is all arms and prepared and must have Kentucky

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    Louisville, KY - 21 November 1861

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...all over Kentucky the people are allied by birth, interest, and preference to the South

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    St. Louis, MO - 3 February 1862

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...I am still here at the Barracks doing my best to organize, equip, and prepare regiments for the coming Spring...

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    Pittsburgh, TN - 16 April 1862

    W.T. Sherman letter to S. CAMERON, Secretary of War...My division is made up mostly of new regiments...

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    Camp Shiloh - 22 April 1862

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...My hand is still very sore but I am able to write some.

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    Corinth - 7 May 1862

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...I was prepared for and have freely overlooked the fact that many wilted and fled, but gradually recovering, rejoined our ranks.

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    Corinth - 12 May 1862

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...I think Mr. Lincoln is a pure minded, honest and good man. I have all faith in him. . . .

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    Memphis, TN - 26 August 1862

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...Gradually the practice has come into my original proposition that none but discharged soldiers should go home

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    Memphis, TN - 3 September 1862

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...if we are to take along and feed the negroes who flee to us for refuge it will be an impossible task

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    Memphis, TN - 22 September 1862

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...It is about time the North understood the truth.

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    Memphis, TN - 1 October 1862

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...I did not expect you would come if the confederates got possession of Kentucky.

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    Memphis, TN - 24 November 1862

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...I am just back from Columbus, Ky., where I went to meet Gen. Grant.

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    College Hill, MS - 6 December 1862

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...the enemy shall learn nothing of my forces, plans or purposes, through an egotistical and corrupt press

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    Memphis, TN - 20 December 1862

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...I embarked to-day on the Forest Queen and will have 20,000 men in boats by noon

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    Steamer Forest Queen - 6 January 1863

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...You will have heard of our attack on Vicksburg and failure to succeed.

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    Napoleon, AR - 17 January 1863

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...Vicksburg is as strong as Gibraltar, and is of vital importance to the cause of the South.

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    Camp Before Vicksburg, LA - 25 January 1863

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...I shall be glad to meet Gen. Banks on many accounts

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    Camp Before Vicksburg, LA - 1 February 1863

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...Of course newspaper correspondents regard me as the enemy of their class.

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    Camp Before Vicksburg, LA - 18 February 1863

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...We have reproached the South for arbitrary conduct in coercing their people at last we find we must imitate their example.

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    Camp Before Vicksburg, LA - 3 April 1863

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...I confess I am astonished at your industry and acquirements.

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    Camp Before Vicksburg, LA - 10 April 1863

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...Mr. Dana is here. He spent a few hours with me yesterday, and I went over with him many of the events of the past year

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    Camp Before Vicksburg, LA - 23 April 1863

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...If not too late, do, for mercy's sake, exhaust your influence to stop this consolidation of regiments.

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    Camp Before Vicksburg, LA - 26 April 1863

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...To-morrow I start with my corps to bring up the rear of the movement against Grand Gulf, and, maybe, Jackson, Miss.

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    Walnut Hills Vicksburg, MS - 29 May 1863

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...The move by way of Grand Gulf to secure a foothold on the hills wherefrom to assail Vicksburg, appeared to me too risky...

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    Camp 18m. East Of Vicksburg, MS - 28 July 1863

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...The railroad comes within four miles of my tent, and I have its exclusive use and a telegraph at my elbow.

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    Camp On Big Black, MS - 3 August 1863

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...You and I may differ in our premises, but will agree in our conclusions.

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    Lancaster, OH - 29 December 1863

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...I hear you have gone on to New York, and therefore I must go off without seeing you.

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    Lancaster, OH - 30 December 1863

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...I have been importuned from many quarters for my likeness, autographs, and biography.

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    Nashville, TN - 5 April 1864

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...Grant is as good a leader as we can find. He has honesty, simplicity of character, singleness of purpose, and no hope or claim to usurp civil power.

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    Kingston, GA - 20 May 1864

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...I have daily telegraphed to General Halleck our progress, and have no doubt you have kept pace with our movement.

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    Acworth, GA - 9 June 1864

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...My long and single line of railroad to my rear, of limited capacity, is the delicate point of my game

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    Steamer Russia - 8 April 1865

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...The South is whipped and submissive...

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    Lancaster, OH - 9 August 1865

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...Stanton, in Grant's absence, has ordered one of my chief staff -officers away from me...

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    St. Louis, MO - 21 September 1865

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...I got your letters by Mr. Kinneard, and spent a whole day with him and his party

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    St. Louis, MO - 4 November 1865

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...We are now most comfortable in our new house, and I am settling down into a kind of routine...

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    St. Louis, MO - 22 December 1865

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...The march to the sea seems to have captivated everybody, whereas it was child's play compared with the other.

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    St. Louis, MO - 19 January 1866

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...The papers this morning announce your election by a strong vote...

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    St. Louis, MO - 11 February 1866

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...I had a pleasant trip to Detroit

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    St. Louis, MO - 23 February 1866

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...Sumner and Stevens would have made another civil war

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    St. Louis, MO - 2 April 1866

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...I know the railroad depot and three large bridges were burned before a soldier of ours had entered...

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    St. Louis, MO - 20 October 1866

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...I see rumors of my being called to "Washington. Of this I know nothing, and if offered I shall decline.

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    Washington, DC - 31 October 1866

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...I did not call to say good-by to the President, and wrote him a good letter of apology

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    Santiago, CH - 7 November 1866

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...I have not the remotest idea of riding on mule back a thousand miles in Mexico to find its chief magistrate

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    Ship Susquehanna (off Sandy Hook) - 11 November 1866

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...I am determined to keep out of political, or even quasipolitical office

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    St. Louis, MO - 30 December 1866

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...I expect to have two Indian wars on my hands, and have no time for other things.

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    Madison, WI - 3 August 1867

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...As I expected, I am on the detail, and have official notice that I shall be required in ST. Louis

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    Omaha, NB - 12 September 1867

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...As to politics, I hardly know if I should approach Grant...We have now been near two months on the Indian Commission, and I can pretty closely judge of the result.

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    St Louis, MO - 28 September 1867

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...We have now been near two months on the Indian Commission, and I can pretty closely judge of the result.

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    Washington, DC - 11 October 1867

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...It was imprudently done by the President without going through Grant.

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    St Louis, MO - 14 February 1868

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...I am again in the inidst of trouble, occasioned by a telegram from Grant

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    St Louis, MO - 25 February 1868

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...I am in possession of all the news up to date, the passage of the impeachment, resolution, etc.

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    St Louis, MO - 14 March 1868

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...I don't know what Grant means by his silence in the midst of the very great indications of his receiving the nomination...

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    St Louis, MO - 26 April 1868

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...I notice the Indians are getting restless.

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    Fort Union, NM - 11 June 1868

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...I have now been in New Mexico three weeks along with Col. Tappan, peace commissioner, for the purpose of seeing the Navajos

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    Denver, CO - 17 June 1868

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...The great bulk of the Sioux have agreed to move to the Missouri...

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    unknown - 23 September 1868

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...All who cling to their old hunting grounds are hostile and will remain so till killed off.

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    St Louis, MO - 20 December 1868

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...We had the most enthusiastic meeting at Chicago possible

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    St Louis, MO - 28 December 1868

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...Of course I don't profess to understand either your bill or Mr. Morton's.

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    St Louis, MO - 6 January 1869

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...If ever a country was too much governed, ours is.

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    Washington, DC - 12 September 1869

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...I now do both duties, Commander-in-Chief and Secretary of War.

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    Washington, DC - 21 March 1871

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...I called his attention to the recent feeling here on the subject of the Ku Klux

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    Washington, DC - 8 July 1871

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...My office has been by law stript of all the influence and prestige it possessed under Grant

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    Washington, DC - 14 October 1871

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...The Ohio election is now over, and you have a clear working majority in the Legislature.

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    Cadiz - 21 December 1871

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...we proceed to Gibraltar

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    Nice, FRA - 19 January 1872

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...The telegraph announces your re-election

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    Rome, ITA - 21 February 1872

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...We have been here ten days, and now start for Naples

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    Constantinople - 16 April 1872

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    Paris, FRA - 16 July 1872

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...I infer that Grant will be re-elected

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    Washington, DC - 28 August 1874

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...Don't ever give any person the least encouragement to think I can be used for political ends.

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    St. Louis, MO - 23 October 1874

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...I am now established here with a good headquarters, corner of 10th and Locust

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    St. Louis, MO - 10 December 1874

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    St. Louis, MO - 7 January 1875

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...Neither the President or Secretary of War ever consulted me about Louisiana matters.

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    St. Louis, MO - 23 January 1875

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...You will be surprised and maybe alarmed, that I have at last agreed to publish in book from my Memoirs...

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    St. Louis, MO - 3 February 1875

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...not one of those officers but would prefer to go to the plains against the Indians, rather than encounter a street mob

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    St. Louis, MO - 18 March 1875

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...To-morrow Generals Sheridan and Pope will meet here to discuss the Indian troubles.

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    St. Louis, MO - 25 May 1875

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    St. Louis, MO - 17 November 1875

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...Belknap has acted badly by me ever since he reached Washington

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    St. Louis, MO - 29 December 1875

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...As to the army, I agree that it is entirely too costly.

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    St. Louis, MO - 1 February 1876

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...Your letter endorsing Hayes is first-rate, and meets general approval.

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    St. Louis, MO - 10 March 1876

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...I have purposely refrained from writing to you my opinions and feelings on the terrible fate that so suddenly has befallen General Belknap

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    Washington, DC - 13 July 1881

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...Nobody now sees the President except the doctors

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    Washington, DC - 25 August 1881

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...The President's condition is now absolutely critical...

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    Washington, DC - 29 August 1881

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...The President is sensibly better to-day

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    Washington, DC - 28 February 1882

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...General Sherman, like every army officer, is entitled by law, and receives eight cents a mile when travelling

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    St. Louis, MO - 24 February 1884

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...What your party wants is a good, fair executive, and of these you have plenty

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    St. Louis, MO - 7 May 1884

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...it would be the height of folly to allow any false ambition to allow the use of my name for any political office.

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    St. Louis, MO - 7 June 1884

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...I would not for a million of dollars subject myself and family to the ordeal of a political canvass

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    St. Louis, MO - 15 June 1884

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...I am just back from a trip to Carthage, Joplin, etc., in Southwest Missouri.

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    St. Louis, MO - 4 December 1884

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...it was well for old soldiers thus to meet to interchange the memories of the war

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    St. Louis, MO - 7 December 1884

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...Such letters contain more real truth than official papers.

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    St. Louis, MO - 8 November 1885

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...I do not believe that Johnson ever contemplated the use of force against Congress

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    St. Louis, MO - 23 February 1886

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...I owe you a personal explanation as to why I did not come to Washington...

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    St. Louis, MO - 3 April 1886

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...I shall go to California to be in San Francisco...

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    St. Louis, MO - 13 April 1886

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...Nevertheless war did exist and did continue till we had acquired California, New Mexico, etc.

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    New York, NY - 26 June 1887

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...I have just returned from Saratoga and Lake George

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    New York, NY - 6 September 1887

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...I am sorry you lost the trip to Alaska

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    New York, NY - 1 April 1888

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...This morning at breakfast I received a note from Gen. B. F. Butler, asking me to say when he could see me.

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    New York, NY - 12 November 1889

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...I think you are also wise in your conclusion to retire gracefully

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    New York, NY - 22 July 1890

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...Not a single person has been President in our time without having been, in his own judgment, the most abused...

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    New York, NY - 3 February 1891

    W.T. Sherman letter to brother John Sherman...I am drifting along in the old rut in good strength, attending to about four dinners a week...