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one of my favorite historical personages is that of william tecumsah… - don't let the bastards grind you down.
taumeson
taumeson
one of my favorite historical personages is that of william tecumsah sherman. here's an interesting tidbit about his death:

Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston, who had commanded the resistance to Sherman's troops as they marched through Georgia and South Carolina, served as a pallbearer at Sherman's funeral. It was a very cold February day, and a friend of Johnston, fearing that the general might become ill, asked him to put on his hat. Johnston famously replied: "If I were in his place, and he were standing in mine, he would not put on his hat."
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