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William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 12 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: December 19, 1863., [Electronic resource] 12 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: September 10, 1864., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
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Artistic Liars. It is doing indifferent justice to Yankee capacities of invention to accuse them simply of lying in their accounts of battles and other events of this war.--It falls as far short of their merits as to say of Tom King and Heenan that they are men of pugnacity, and to take no note of their science. The Yankees are great artists. They not only lie, but know how to do it. They not only lie generally, but lie in detail, and they so manipulate and color the details that scarcely any one, not an eye-witness of the events they relate, can question the truth of the narrative. In their account of the fight at Reame's station they manifest inventive genius of the highest order. It is the testimony of our plain, unimaginative Confederate soldiers that, on that occasion the enemy fought with much loss spirit than usual. The Yankee account is spirited enough, if the fight was not. It gives, as usual, many circumstances, clothing the dry bones with such an illusion of flesh