General Sherman's Christmas
ISBN10: 0061702986 ISBN13: 9780061702983 Publisher: Smithsonian Books Published: Oct 27 2009 Pages: 238 Weight: 0.95lbs. Height: 9.50" Width: 6.25" Depth: 1.00" Language: English
Relates the story of the end of the siege of Savannah, led by General William T. Sherman, after which the general "gave" President Lincoln the city as a Christmas gift, in a book by the best-selling author of Silent Night that explores what the holiday was like that year, from a regiment serenading the general to the significance to former slaves of being freed so close to the holiday. 30,000 first printing.