The General Sherman tree is located in the Giant Forest in the Sequoia National Park in Tulare County, California, USA.

It was named by James Wolverton, a naturalist, for General William Tecumseh Sherman, who was a Civil War general.

It is the largest single stem tree in the world.

The tree is 274.9 feet tall.

It is 2,300 to 2,700 years old.

In January, 2006, it lost a big branch on the right side from bad weather

The word I think of when I see pictures of the General Sherman Tree is magnificent.