publication date: Friday, July 31, 2009 (part of Round XL)

category: Military

clue: This general didn't send his enemies to the fires of Hell; he brought those fires to their home cities.

explanation: Sherman was known for a campaign of property destruction and razing of cities, without the loss of life. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Aaron Shurtleff, Tony Peters, Ryan Dunn, Sarah Kyle, Walter Chesser, and Elaine Beckland

trivia: Scott and his girlfriend Kelly sometimes joked about her relation to Robert E. Lee and his relation to William T. Sherman. This goo succeeds the goo of Lee eight years earlier (#168), which was created for Kelly.

Civil War Week This goo was part of Civil War Week.



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