The Resource William Tecumseh Sherman: : in the service of my country : a life, James Lee McDonough, (electronic resource)

William Tecumseh Sherman: : in the service of my country : a life, James Lee McDonough, (electronic resource)

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William Tecumseh Sherman: : in the service of my country : a life
Title
William Tecumseh Sherman:
Title remainder
in the service of my country : a life
Statement of responsibility
James Lee McDonough
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Language
eng
Summary
General Sherman's 1864 burning of Atlanta solidified his legacy as a ruthless leader. Yet Sherman proved far more complex than his legendary military tactics reveal. James Lee McDonough offers fresh insight into a man tormented by the fear that history would pass him by, who was plagued by personal debts, and who lived much of his life separated from his family. As a soldier, Sherman evolved from a spirited student at West Point into a general who steered the Civil War's most decisive campaigns, rendered here in graphic detail. Lamenting casualties, Sherman sought the war's swift end by devastating Southern resources in the Carolinas and on his famous March to the Sea. This meticulously researched biography explores Sherman's warm friendship with Ulysses S. Grant, his strained relationship with his wife, Ellen, and his unassuageable grief over the death of his young son, Willy. The result is a remarkable, comprehensive life of an American icon whose legacy resonates to this day
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1934-
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McDonough, James L.
Dewey number
  • 355.0092
  • [B]
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Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by David Drummond
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  • Drummond, David
  • hoopla digital
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  • Sherman, William T.
  • United States
  • United States
  • Generals
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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Label
William Tecumseh Sherman: : in the service of my country : a life, James Lee McDonough, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11660457
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MWT11660457
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (28hr., 35 min.))
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  • online
  • electronic
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MWT11660457
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
William Tecumseh Sherman: : in the service of my country : a life, James Lee McDonough, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11660457
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11660457
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (28hr., 35 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11660457
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
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