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William Tecumseh Sherman was an American soldier, businessman, educator, and author. 1820 – Born on the 8th of February in Lancaster, Ohio. 1861-1865 – General in the United States Army during the American Civil War. 1862-1863 – Served under General Ulysses S. Grant during the campaigns that led to the fall of the Confederate stronghold ..

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1786 – The American general Winfield Scott was born near Petersburg, Virginia, on the 13th of June. United States Army general during the Mexican campaign. 1805 – He entered the College of William and Mary, where he studied law, and he continued his studies in the law office of David Robertson in Petersburg. 1807 – ..

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1866 – Born in Schleswig on the 22nd of April. 1885 – He entered the army. 1899 – He was seconded to the General Staff. 1920 – Von Seeckt’s role during the Kapp Putsch of remains uncertain; he refused to either actively put down the rebellion or co-operate with it.          – Von Seeckt ..

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1934 – Herbert Norman Schwarzkopf, born on the 22nd of August in Trenton, New Jersey. He is a retired United States Army General who, while he served as Commander-in-Chief of U.S. Central Command. 1946 – When he was 12, he and the rest of his family joined their father, stationed in Tehran, Iran, where his ..

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1794 – Born on February 21st in Jalapa, Mexico. Mexican army officer and statesman who was the storm centre of Mexico’s politics during such events as the Texan revolt and the Mexican War. 1821 – He supported Agustín de Iturbide and the war for Mexican independence. 1823 – He helped overthrow Iturbide. 1828 – He ..

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1837 – Born on the 2nd of May in Robertville, South Carolina. 1857 – Graduating fourth in his class at West Point. 1867 – 1871 – Served as Engineer of the Army’s Division of the Pacific. 1876 – He is most famous for his Pocket Manual of Rules of Order for Deliberative Assemblies — a ..

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