Mcpherson sentence example

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  • Garnet McPherson created the Sustainable Living magazine as part of an effort to reach an ecological future for individuals as well as for the planet as a whole.
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  • An environmental educator and sustainability consultant, McPherson launched the magazine in order to make sure that unbiased information is available via the Internet.
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  • Four miles south of the centre of Atlanta is Fort McPherson, an important United States military post, occupying a reservation of 40 acres and having barracks for the accommodation of 1000 men.
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  • Hood's attack (battle of Peachtree Creek, July 20) was everywhere repulsed, and Schofield and McPherson closed up at the greatest speed.
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  • Hardee's corps, the largest of his army, to the south of Atlanta, facing the left flank of McPherson's army.
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  • The troops of the Army of the Tennessee were swiftly driven back, and their commander, McPherson, killed; but presently the Federals re-formed and a severe struggle ensued, in which most of Hood's army joined.
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  • He had already prepared for a further advance by making an expedition into the heart of Mississippi as far as Meridian, destroying railways and making impracticable, for a season, the transfer of military operations to that region; and on Grant becoming general-in-chief (March 1864) he was made commander of the military division of the Mississippi, including his Army of the Tennessee, now under McPherson, the Army of the Cumberland, under Thomas, and the Army of the Ohio, under Schofield.
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  • On the 14th of May 1863 Johnston who then held the city, was attacked on both sides by Sherman and McPherson with two corps of Grant's army, which, after a sharp engagement, drove the Confederates from the town.
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  • Grant, with the other three under Sherman, McClernand and McPherson, moved by water to the neighbourhood of the fortress.
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  • General Johnston opposed him almost on the old Chickamauga battle-ground, where the Federal commander, after a brief campaign in Mississippi and Alabama, the result of which was to clear his right flank (February 3 - March 6, 1864), collected his armies - the Army of the Tennessee under McPherson, the Army of the Cumberland under Thomas (Hooker's troops had now become part of this army) and the Army of the Ohio under Schofield.
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  • A few days after this battle (called Peach Tree Creek) took place the battle of Atlanta, which was fiercely contested by the veterans of both sides, and in which McPherson, one of the best generals in the Union army, was killed.
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  • McPHERSON, JAMES BIRDSEYE (1828-1864), American soldier, was born at Sandusky, Ohio, on the 14th of November 1828.
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  • In the second advance onVicksburg(1863)McPherson commanded the XVII.
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  • This nomination was made by Sherman and entirely approved by Grant, who had the highest opinion of McPherson's military and personal qualities.
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  • On the 22nd of July, when the Confederates under his old classmate Hood made a sudden and violent attack on the lines held by the Army of the Tennessee, McPherson rode up, in the woods, to the enemy's firing line and was killed.
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  • He was one of the most heroic figures of the American Civil War, and Grant is reported to have said when he heard of McPherson's death, " The country has lost one of its best soldiers, and I have lost my best friend."
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  • Army Corps; and after the death of McPherson he was in command of the Army of the Tennessee at the battle of Atlanta.
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  • Paul McPherson became the first rector of the college from the ranks of the Scottish secular clergy.
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