previous next

The New York Tribune Criticises Sherman's proclamation.

--The New York Tribune Severely ‘"cuts up"’ Gen. Sherman's proclamation to the people of South Carolina. It shows that he most carelessly conceded the mischievous doctrine of ‘"State sovereignty,"’ and in fact placed himself and his troops in the attitude of enforcing the national sovereignty over a State which, by his own careless admission, has a right to oppose them as invaders of her territory. The Tribune also regards the whole proclamation as wordy and in bad taste, and hopes that the worthy General will fight better than he writes.--So be it.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.

An XML version of this text is available for download, with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system.

hide Places (automatically extracted)

View a map of the most frequently mentioned places in this document.

Sort places alphabetically, as they appear on the page, by frequency
Click on a place to search for it in this document.
South Carolina (South Carolina, United States) (1)
hide People (automatically extracted)
Sort people alphabetically, as they appear on the page, by frequency
Click on a person to search for him/her in this document.
Sherman (2)
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: