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UPI Almanac for Friday, Nov. 15, 2013.
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ATLANTA, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has apologized for a post sent from its Twitter account that was racially insensitive to the winner of a Georgia lottery.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Feb. 8, 2013.
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Atlanta Civil War marker on MLK Jr. Drive

ATLANTA, April 7 (UPI) -- Marking the 1864 burning of Atlanta on a street bearing civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.'s name is insensitive, a civil rights group says.

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WASHINGTON, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Two of the greatest generals in U.S. history won their greatest battles because they were out of touch with their headquarters or refused to be reined in by them.
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Today is Tuesday, Nov. 15, the 319th day of 2005 with 46 to follow.
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Today is Saturday, Nov. 15, the 319th day of 2003 with 46 to follow.
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SAN DIEGO, Tenn., Sept. 14 (UPI) -- The events and effects of September 11, 2001, have been interpreted in various ways by politicians, authors and artists. It is fitting as we commemorate those e
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American Civil War

William Tecumseh Sherman (February 8, 1820 – February 14, 1891) was an American soldier, businessman, educator and author. He served as a General in the Union Army during the American Civil War (1861–65), for which he received recognition for his outstanding command of military strategy as well as criticism for the harshness of the "scorched earth" policies that he implemented in conducting total war against the Confederate States. Military historian B. H. Liddell Hart famously declared that Sherman was "the first modern general."

Sherman served under General Ulysses S. Grant in 1862 and 1863 during the campaigns that led to the fall of the Confederate stronghold of Vicksburg on the Mississippi River and culminated with the routing of the Confederate armies in the state of Tennessee. In 1864, Sherman succeeded Grant as the Union commander in the western theater of the war. He proceeded to lead his troops to the capture of the city of Atlanta, a military success that contributed to the re-election of President Abraham Lincoln. Sherman's subsequent march through Georgia and the Carolinas further undermined the Confederacy's ability to continue fighting. He accepted the surrender of all the Confederate armies in the Carolinas, Georgia, and Florida in April 1865.

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