For years, scholars have viewed the career of William Tecumseh Sherman in light of an antiquated destroyer myth and neglected his memoirs, which were written as a military textbook. This essay reviews Sherman’s legacy and literature, both of which contributed to the advancement of modern military thought. His experiences may serve as a prescriptive text to servicemembers, providing critical lessons on military warfare and philosophy still relevant today.
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Mitchell G. Klingenberg, "Sherman and His Historians: An End to the Outsized Destroyer Myth?," Parameters 51, no. 4 (2021): 95-110, doi:10.55540/0031-1723.3094.
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