This book moved at a fast pace, reading like exciting fiction.
Burke does a good job of showing the grave damage inflicted by the march and holds Sherman accountable for the excesses inflicted by his army.
You come away from the book feeling as though you had been present.....and the author manages to provide a very even-handed account.
Sorry, folks, but this pot-boiler is history greatly spiced up with undocumented and highly questionable stories, that make it easy and exciting to read, but are NOT history. Read morePublished 6 months ago by David M. Dougherty
A rolling narrative written as an actual observer of the events - Sherman cared little for the politics and his intention to make war hell for all those who started it or supported... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Dr. David Arelette
This book makes a great addition to my history collection. I teach the Civil War to middle school kids and it will be helpful. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Bill Ruttenberg
Interesting, but how accurate was the book's information? You almost come away liking Sherman, who allowed his soldiers to burn whole Southern cities, rape and kill civilians... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Seaotter
Really. As an Atlanta resident most of life we lived in his shame. Even in the 80's newly arrived Yankees (new residents from up north)would still act like we were servants and... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Adm. Arthur LeDock, Ret. GSN
This book is the epitome of an author gone wild. It does not portray Sherman's Army in the true context of what actually happened. This is a farce in the name of history.Published 13 months ago by Emil L. Zenk
This was very good in explaining the march to the sea. I would reccomend it for any General Sherman fans or Civil War lovers.Published 13 months ago by Christopher Moore
If, like me, you've read about "Sherman's march" in Civil War books and want to find out what it was all about, if you want to go deeper, this book is for you. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Marc Ranger
the devastating march of General Sherman and his armies through Georgia, South and North Carolina are subject of an ongoing project. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Carol Campbell