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Sherman The Ruthless Victor (The Generals Series)

By Agostino von Hassell & Ed Breslin
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 3.73 Stars

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On 1/27 Edward Brekelbaum wrote: "Sherman: The Ruthless Victor" (Agostino Von Hassell and Ed Breslin) - This was a short book at 115 pages.  Before becoming a Christian, I was never much interested in biographies.  Now, I am finding them really intriguing.  I do enjoy those that use more first hand accounts, but that ... Sherman

Edward's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/13 SwissBliss wrote: Sherman by Agostino Von Hassell and Ed Breslin was a book documenting “The General,” William Tecumseh Sherman. I picked this book months ago hoping to expand my reading genres. It has taken me some time to pick it up and actually read it. I started this book Friday and finished it in short order. ... Surprisingly Captivating!

SwissBliss' Rating:

5 Stars

On 9/26 junnel aranas wrote: ShermanThe Ruthless Victor (The Generals Series)By Agostino von Hassell & Ed BreslinPublished by Thomas Nelson"William Tecumseh Sherman was an American soldier, businessman, educator and author. Sherman was not an abolitionist before the war and, like others of his time and background, ... Sherman

junnel aranas' Rating:

3 Stars

On 9/13 RCYMMolly wrote: I love the Civil War.  Not the fact that there was a Civil War, mind you, but the story involved in our shared history.  It was in Mr. McCloskey's junior American History class that it first came alive.  I have been reading about it and studying since.So when a chance came up for me to ... Sherman: The Ruthless Victor by Agostino von Hassell & Ed Breslin

RCYMMolly's Rating:

4 Stars

On 7/17 brenten gilbert wrote: Sherman – The Ruthless Victor by Agostino von Hassell I’ve whole heartedly enjoyed the Generals series because each book has opened my eyes to the story of an heroic historical figure and detailed some practical and important leadership practices. And I’m honestly glad the editors included ... on success at a price…

brenten's Rating:

4 Stars

On 6/9 Chhaya Basu wrote: In this biography of General William Tecumseh Sherman, the authors Agostino Von Hassell and Ed Breslin paint a colorful portrait of Sherman, who rose to fame mostly because the North won the war between the States in the 1860s and because of his wealthy and powerful father-in-law’s influence and because ... In this biography of General William Tecumseh Sherman, the autho

Chhaya's Rating:

3 Stars

On 6/6 Cliffymania wrote: “To contemplate the lives of America’s generals is to behold both the best of us as a nation and the lesser angels of human nature, to bask in genius and to be repulsed by arrogance and folly.” (A note from the editor) I have a strange connection to the Civil War; my great grandfather was a soldier ... Sherman: The Ruthless General

Cliffymania's Rating:

3 Stars

On 5/22 Archie Isib wrote: William T. Sherman is the second best known of Northern commanders. His father had died when he was nine years old, and Sherman was raised by Senator Thomas Ewing and eventually married into the family. Through the influence of his patron, he obtained an appointment to West Point. Only five cadets of ... sherman

Archie Isib's Rating:

4 Stars

On 4/16 Viola wrote: I didn't know that much about General Sherman before reading Sherman: The Ruthless Victor. Unlike many Americans, we didn't learn about him at school. The little that I did know came from watching movies such as Gone With The Wind and the heart-wrenching Shenandoah. (They're both amongst my favorites!) ... Was Gone With The Wind Right About Sherman?

Viola's Rating:

3 Stars

On 4/12 Leung Fung wrote: Unfortunately General Sherman did not share General Grant's natural ability with the pen. General Sherman's book is a collection of his major wartime correspondence linked together by his narrative. This provides a quite fascinating look at Sherman's career for the historian of both the professional ... Sherman

Leung's Rating:

4 Stars