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" There is many a boy here today who looks on war as all glory, but, boys, it is all hell. "
War Letters: Extraordinary Correspondence from American Wars - Seite 20
von Andrew Carroll - 2008 - 512 Seiten
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History of Ohio, Band 2

Charles Burleigh Galbreath - 1925
...a reunion of Civil war veterans and ex-prisoners of the war. In the course of his remarks he said : "There is many a boy here today who looks on war as all glory, but, boys, war is all hell." General Sherman was married May 1, 1850, to Ellen Ewing, daughter of Thomas and Ellen...
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Arms and Men: A Study in American Military History

Walter Millis - 1981 - 382 Seiten
...the past and you [the veterans in the throng] can tell what books cannot.... There is many a boy here who looks on war as all glory, but, boys, it is all...generations yet to come. I look upon war with horror, but if it has to come I am here. The audience cheered his statement that in need he would be "here";...
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They Never Said It : A Book of Fake Quotes, Misquotes, and Misleading ...

Paul F. Boller Jr. Emeritus Professor of History Texas Christian University, Oklahoma John George Jr. Professor of Political Science and Sociology Central State University - 1989 - 192 Seiten
...Republic (GAR) convention in Columbus, Ohio, on August 11, 1880, the great Union general declared: "There is many a boy here today who looks on war as...bear this warning voice to generations yet to come." Newspapers reporting the speech soon shortened his statement to the more stirring assertion, "war is...
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Uncle John's Third Bathroom Reader

Bathroom Readers' Institute - 1990 - 224 Seiten
...Storch. The Quote: "War is hell." — William T. Sherman The Truth: The Union general really said, "There is many a boy here today who looks on war as all glory, but, boys, it is all hell." The Quote: "He who hesitates is lost." — -Joseph Addison The Truth: The original line from his play...
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And I Quote: The Definitive Collection of Quotes, Sayings, and Jokes for the ...

Ashton Applewhite, Tripp Evans, Andrew Frothingham - 1992 - 499 Seiten
...man. — Sallust, first century BC The quickest way of ending a war is to lose it. — George Orwell There is many a boy here today who looks on war as all glory, but boys, it is all hell. — General William T. Sherman ... it is all too obvious that if we do not abolish war on this earth,...
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Sherman: Fighting Prophet

Lloyd Lewis - 1993 - 690 Seiten
...down to the practical realities just. OH they happened. You all know this is riot soldiering here. There is many a boy here to-day who looks on war as all glory, hut, boys, itisajl hell. You can bear (his warning voice to generations yet to come. I IOOK upon war...
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Writing after War: American War Fiction from Realism to Postmodernism

John Limon - 1994 - 272 Seiten
...Sherman almost said, "War is Hell." What he in fact told a reunion of veterans in Columbus is that "there is many a boy here today who looks on war as all glory, but, boys, it is all hell."1 The remark seems not to be prescriptive. Sherman does not say or mean: "Make war Hell." He...
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - 1998 - 669 Seiten
...Scandal An unforgiving eye, and a damned disinheriting countenance! 10705 SHERMAN William 1820-1891 10734 10735 (defining courage) A perfect sensibility of the measure of danger, and a mental willingness to...
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War and Press Freedom: The Problem of Prerogative Power

Jeffery A. Smith - 1999 - 336 Seiten
...Macmillan, 1905-1907), 9: 74. 2. At a Grand Army of the Republic convention in 1880, Sherman said, "There is many a boy here today who looks on war as...bear this warning voice to generations yet to come." In repetitions by others, the observation was shortened to the more pithy and famous comment, "war...
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History of the Civil War, 1861-1865

James Ford Rhodes, Everette Beach Long - 1999 - 486 Seiten
...1880, in reporting a speech of Sherman's to a veteran's group Aug. 11, 1880. He is quoted as saying "There is many a boy here today who looks on war as all glory, but, boys, it is all hell." Later he did not remember that he said this, but agreed he might have. Sherman himself thought the...
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