“Gloomy & Unnatural”
After a two-week home leave to soothe his jangled nerves, Brig. Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman (pictured here) reports for duty at the
And yet others are laboring on his behalf. Brother John had discussed Cump during a long interview with President Lincoln and reported “the President felt kindly to him.” Ellen wrote a blistering letter to a
For a West Point-trained warrior, William Tecumseh Sherman is off to a very bad start in this war.
IN NEWS ELSEWHERE: Newspapers arriving here from abroad reveal the anger of the British public over the
THE BIG PICTURE: So far, the Confederacy seems to be doing well and the