The Relationship between Grant and Sherman in the Civil War


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Partners in Command:
The Relationship between Grant and Sherman in the Civil War
“He stood by me when I was crazy and I stood by him when he was drunk; and now sir, we stand by each other always.”
(W.T. Sherman on his relationship with U.S. Grant)
One of the most fascinating relationships among the leaders of the warring sides during the American Civil War was the close and complex relationship between the two most famous Union generals of the time: Ulysses S. Grant and William T. Sherman. This relationship was, it may be argued, critical to the success of the Union forces to an extraordinary degree. This essay will examine this relationship with a particular focus on how their relationship impacted the strategy...
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