This book is easy to read!
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.
Fascinating insight to Sherman and his way of making "Total War" on the southern people. I got the impression that Sherman actually liked the south but felt that because of... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Christa Hoisington
The war criminal Sherman should have been hung. The fact that his atrocities were ignored by Lincoln and Grant proves just how little they cared for justice when the victims were... Read morePublished 2 months ago by bob turnley
What can you say about one of the fiercest generals who fought for the North in the Civil War? I can understand his approach to war......death and destruction until you win. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Sops
Davis did the usual hatchet job that Southern apologist do, but he did present first person accounts. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Mark D. Curran
I have read some of Davis's other works dealing with Yorktown and the Southern Campaign of the AWI, but this book is his best. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Keith Costigan
Excellent read. Really details the movements, feints and encounters from Atlanta to Savannah.Published 7 months ago by JFB
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 13 months ago by David M. Dougherty