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William T. Sherman, Letter

Title: William T. Sherman, Letter

Creator: Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891

Dates: 1875

Quantity: 1 item

Collection Number: MS 0222

Language: English


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Preferred Citation: William T. Sherman, Letter (MS 0222). Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries.


William Tecumseh Sherman served as general in the United States Army, against the Confederacy, during the Civil War. He took over for Ulysses S. Grant in 1864 and led marches through the Carolinas and Georgia. He became commanding general of the U.S. Army at the end of the war and fought several campaigns against American Indians. He served in the military until 1883. Sherman died in 1891.

Scope and Content:

Sherman writes a short note on letterhead from the "Headquarters Army of the United States." He asks that Architect Alexander Cameron, and his partner, stop by his office to discuss a job relating to work from the previous fall.


Sherman, William T. 1820-1891

Cameron, Alexander, architect

Container List: Box 1. Folder 1. Letter, 1875, Mar. 10

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