"War is hell" (1860)

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  Credited most often to William Tecumseh Sherman, but it's earlier.  Maybe the CHICAGO TRIBUNE will help eventually.

Stevens Point Daily Journal - 12/24/1895
...WAR IS cruel, hateful, wrong. WAR IS HELL." That WAR IS HELL, no one knows as.....during the last quarter of a century. WAR, IS thIS country becomes involved in..
Stevens Point, Wisconsin   Tuesday, December 24, 1895  709 k

Stevens Point Journal - 12/28/1895
...WAR IS cruel, hateful, wrong. WAR IS HELL." That WAR IS HELL, no one knows as.....all who pursue the opposite course. "WAR IS HELL." If thIS country becomes..
Stevens Point, Wisconsin   Saturday, December 28, 1895  1041 k

Daily Northwestern - 12/31/1895
...contrary. As has been said, "WAR IS HELL." and we have HELL enough on earth.....their verdict. Tlmt there will lie any WAR or approach to WAR few believe; and..
Oshkosh, Wisconsin   Tuesday, December 31, 1895  793 k

Sandusky Register - 5/16/1895
...but if, as Gen. Sheraan said, WAR IS HELL, then learning the art of WAR IS at.....when I was a private in the WAR of the rebellion. Once while doing..
Sandusky, Ohio   Thursday, May 16, 1895  877 k

Stevens Point Daily Journal - 12/27/1895
...in your ISsue of the 24thj headed "WAR IS HELL." I was surprISed as well as.....citizen most emphatically. No. Yes, WAR IS not to be entered into hastily..
Stevens Point, Wisconsin   Friday, December 27, 1895  750 k

Athens Messenger - 9/5/1895
...as the late Gen. Sherman has said, "WAR IS HELL." Perhaps camp life ivith.....the O. 'N. Or; ISn't quite so bad WAR. but on the other hand it ISn't..
Athens, Ohio   Thursday, September 05, 1895  994 k

North Adams Transcript - 12/23/1895
...said: "WAR IS cruel, hateful, wrong. WAR IS HELL. The political demagogues.....deliberation on tho subject before WAR IS declared. ___________ No Cars..
North Adams, Massachusetts   Monday, December 23, 1895  0 k

C B. Advocate of Peace (1847-1906). Washington: Mar/Apr 1860. p. 49 (3 pages)
Third page:  "War is hell," said Napoleon I., and so say the laws of God.

Advocate of Peace (1847-1906). Washington: May/Jun 1861. p. 254 (3 pages)
Second page:  "War is hell," said Napoleon I.; and so say the laws of God.

CHARLES GORDON AMES. Advocate of Peace (1847-1906). Washington: Feb 1896. Vol. 58, Iss. 2; p. 39 (3 pages)
Second page:  "War is hell" is a saying attributed sometimes to Sheridan, sometimes to Sherman.

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