The death of William Tecumseh Sherman, which took place to-day at his residence in the city of New York at 1 o'clock and 50 minutes p.m., is an event that will bring sorrow to the heart of every patriotic citizen. No living American was so loved and venerated as he.
Benjamin Harrison (1833–1901), U.S. president. Special Message to Congress, February 14, 1891. Public Papers and Addresses of Benjamin Harrison, Twenty-Third President of the United States, p. 172, Government Printing Office (1893).
Harrison fought under Sherman's command in the campaign to capture Atlanta.