Something You Might Not Have Known: Sherman’s Girlfriend
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What a great job you did on bringing out the truth about Sherman’s inability to take Augusta, if that coward had come to Augusta, he would not been able to take Savannah and the South may have rightfully won the war between the Northern agressors and the South.
Great story, Scott.
Thanks for the Paul Harvey “rest of the story”.
Sounds like Cecelia Stovall was a wise southern belle who resisted a courtship with the homicidal war criminal William Sherman. The devastation he caused our state was felt by all Georgians for three generations. Since the northern press controlled the national dialogue after the war, the horrors that he and his band of blood thirsty savages committed were glossed over for decades. My criticism has nothing to do with why the war was fought or who won but to point out what was done to Georgia by Sherman.