Friday, November 09, 2007

THE SOUTH MAY RISE AGAIN, BUT SHERMAN'S NOT GOING ANYWHERE

General William Tecumseh Sherman is buried in Calvary Cemetery in St. Louis (his wife, Ellen, was a devout Catholic, and one of his sons was a Catholic priest). The General Sherman SUVCW Camp in St. Louis holds a graveside memorial there every February (General Sherman was born and died in February).



Sherman's little son, Willie, who died in 1863 of yellow fever contracted while visiting his father at Vicksburg, is also buried at Calvary, as are Sherman's wife, Ellen, and several other family members.



(Photos by Tom Pearson, MoSGA Newsletter Editor)

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