Quotes of General Sherman


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General Sherman Quotes

"War is cruelty, and you cannot refine it" Sherman to the leadership of Atlanta, prior to Burning the City.

"I tell You, War is Hell!"  . . . From Sherman's speech to graduating Ohio Cadets in 1880.

" Hold the fort! I am coming! W. T. Sherman" . . . Message signaled to Besieged Union forces Across Kennesaw Mountain in 1864. Cheers went up and, under murderous fire, the position was held. Within three hours, Sherman's advanced guard had forced the Confederates to retreat.


General William T. Sherman

"My aim, then, was to whip the rebels, to humble their pride, to follow them to their inmost recesses, and make them fear and dread us. Fear is the beginning of wisdom. " . . . William T. Sherman



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