'A Legion of Devils: Sherman in South Carolina' by Karen Stokes (PB)
A Legion of Devils: Sherman in South Carolina
THE WAR CRIMES committed by General William T. Sherman and his men against Southern civilians and their means of sustaining life are a huge stain on the American national character. Sherman’s crimes are routinely denied or minimized (by those who don’t actually celebrate them), although they are as heavily documented, from Northern as well as Southern sources, as any event in history.... Stokes's book adds more very interesting original sources to the published record of U.S. War Crimes. The book also features a timeline . . . READ FULL DESCRIPTION.