Definition of Sherman, William Tecumseh in English:

Sherman, William Tecumseh

proper noun

  • (1820–91), American general. In 1864 in the American Civil War he became chief Union commander in the west. He set out with 60,000 men on a march through Georgia, during which he crushed Confederate forces and broke civilian morale by his policy of deliberate destruction of the territory he passed through.

Pronunciation:

Sherman, William Tecumseh

/ˈʃəːmən/