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Another example - Union General William Tecumseh Sherman asked for volunteers - 150 in all, all unmarried - to charge up this section of the battlefield and bridge a 7-foot deep ditch fronting a Confederate fort 200 yards ahead.  The volunteers called themselves "The Forlorn Hope" - for good reason, since only a handful would make it to the ditch alive.  Sherman ordered a second advance, and again the Federals were ripped apart.  At that point, Sherman shouted "This is murder.  Bring those troops back!"  The survivors were awarded the Medal of Honor.

Another example - Union General William Tecumseh Sherman asked for volunteers - 150 in all, all unmarried - to charge up this section of the battlefield and bridge a 7-foot deep ditch fronting a Confederate fort 200 yards ahead. The volunteers called themselves "The Forlorn Hope" - for good reason, since only a handful would make it to the ditch alive. Sherman ordered a second advance, and again the Federals were ripped apart. At that point, Sherman shouted "This is murder. Bring those troops back!" The survivors were awarded the Medal of Honor.

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