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Downtown in Northwest Washington in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

William Tecumseh Sherman

1820 - 1891

 
 
William Tecumseh Sherman Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, June 4, 2008
1. William Tecumseh Sherman Monument
Inscription.  
"On no earthly account will I do any act or think any thought hostile to or in defiance of the old government of the United States."
Alexandria, Louisiana, January 18, 1861

"War's legitimate object is more perfect peace."
Washington, D.C., February 23, 1882

Seminole War 1840-1842
War in Mexico 1847-1848
Occupation of California
Civil War 1861-1865
General Commanding the
Army of the United States
1869-1884


Erected by the Society of the Army of the Tennessee
with the aid of the
Congress of the United States
1903

 
Erected 1903 by Society of the Army of the Tennessee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is January 18, 1669.
 
Location. 38° 53.758′ N, 77° 2.058′ W. Marker is in Northwest Washington in Washington, District of Columbia. It is in Downtown. Marker is at the intersection of 15th Street Northwest and E Street Northwest, on the right when traveling south on 15th Street Northwest. Located between the Treasury
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Building and the Ellipse, to the southeast of the White House. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1168 15th Street Northwest, Washington DC 20230, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Alexander Hamilton Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Bald Eagle (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); World War I Memorial (about 300 feet away); Commerce to Commemoration (about 300 feet away); The United States Treasury (about 300 feet away); The Extra Mile (about 300 feet away); Dr. Edgar J. Helms (about 400 feet away); The Hotel Washington (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Northwest Washington.
 
Also see . . .  William Tecumseh Sherman. Wikipedia biography (Submitted on August 10, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Title Inscription image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, June 4, 2008
2. Title Inscription
Two Quotations from Sherman image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, June 4, 2008
3. Two Quotations from Sherman
Sherman's Military Service image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, June 4, 2008
4. Sherman's Military Service
Attribution Inscription image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, June 4, 2008
5. Attribution Inscription
Sherman's Battles image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, June 4, 2008
6. Sherman's Battles
Around the base of the monument are the names of the General's many battles.
William T. Sherman image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, November 29, 2015
7. William T. Sherman
This 1866 portrait of William T. Sherman by George Peter Alexander Healy hangs in the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC.
The Cavalryman image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, June 4, 2008
8. The Cavalryman
The Artillerist image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, June 4, 2008
9. The Artillerist
The Infantryman image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, June 4, 2008
10. The Infantryman
The Engineer image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, June 4, 2008
11. The Engineer
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 30, 2023. It was originally submitted on June 15, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,722 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 15, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   7. submitted on December 5, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on June 15, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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