Terrible Swift Sword

The Life of General Philip H. Sheridan
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Product Number: Z100099767
Released: Jul 20, 2015
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ISBN: #9781452691466
Narrator/s: R.C. Bray
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
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Alongside Ulysses S. Grant and William Tecumseh Sherman, Philip H. Sheridan is the least known of the triumvirate of generals most responsible for winning the Civil War. Yet, before Sherman's famous march through Georgia, it was General Sheridan who introduced scorched-earth warfare to the South, and it was his Cavalry Corps that compelled Robert E. Lee's surrender at Appomattox Courthouse. Sheridan's innovative cavalry tactics and "total war" strategy became staples of twentieth-century warfare.After the war, Sheridan ruthlessly suppressed the raiding Plains Indians much as he had the Confederates-by killing warriors and burning villages-but he also defended reservation Indians from corrupt agents and contractors. Sheridan, an enthusiastic hunter and conservationist, later ordered the U.S. cavalry to occupy and operate Yellowstone National Park to safeguard it from commercial exploitation.

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Author(s): Joseph Wheelan
Original Publish Date: Feb 25, 2013

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Author(s): Joseph Wheelan
Narrator(s): R.C. Bray
Product Number DD8221
Released: Feb 25, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781452611464

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