Civl War General Sherman Subject of GCC Lecture

Was he a madman or a prophet, a brilliant strategist or a barbaric marauder? Somewhere among those extremes lies the true picture of General William Tecumseh Sherman. Leading the charge in trying to get to the core of exactly who this Civil War hero really is will be Genesee Community College history instructor and historian, Derek Maxfield. Maxfield will share his insights about the man hailed as a Union hero by some and as a barbarian by southerners who reviled his "scorched earth" philosophy of warfare.

MEDINA, NY -- Was he a madman or a prophet, a brilliant strategist or a barbaric marauder? Somewhere among those extremes lies the true picture of General William Tecumseh Sherman. Leading the charge in trying to get to the core of exactly who this Civil War hero really is will be Genesee Community College history instructor and historian, Derek Maxfield. Maxfield will share his insights about the man hailed as a Union hero by some and as a barbarian by southerners who reviled his "scorched earth" philosophy of warfare.

For more information, contact GCC Marketing Communications Associate Director Donna Rae Sutherland at: (585) 343-0055 ext. 6616 or via email: dsutherland@genesee.edu

WHO:

Man or Monster? Prophet or Madman? Reconstructing Civil War General William Tecumseh Sherman

WHAT:

Free Civil War Lecture about General William Tecumseh Sherman at GCC Medina Campus Center

WHEN: Monday September 24, 2012 at 07:00PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)

WHERE:11470 Maple Ridge Road
Medina, New York 14103

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FREE and Open to the Public!

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