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    William T. Sherman.  Both Sherman and Grant praised Joe Johnston's generalship highly after the war was over.  Johnston and Sherman in particular became good friends.  At Sherman's funeral Johnston took of his hat as a show of respect, but some insisted he put it back on to keep off the weather.  Johnston responded that "If I were in his place and he were standing here in mine, he would not put on his hat."

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    William T. Sherman.  Both Sherman and Grant praised Joe Johnston's generalship highly after the war was over.  Johnston and Sherman in particular became good friends.  At Sherman's funeral Johnston took of his hat as a show of respect, but some insisted he put it back on to keep off the weather.  Johnston responded that "If I were in his place and he were standing here in mine, he would not put on his hat."

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