Sherman’s March | Idella Bodie's S.C. Women

Mary Boykin Chesnut, Part 10 - Sherman’s March

“I’m going to march to Richmond…and when I go through South Carolina it will be one of the most horrible things in the history of the world. The devil himself, couldn’t restrain my men in that state.” - William Tecumseh Sherman

Mary's Diary Entry: January 14, 1865 -  Mary describes the terror of Sherman’s March through the South