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The campaign was like a series of hand - tohand fights on a stair - case , the Mexicans retreating slowly up the stairs as the Americans advanced . The Mexican War was a grubby affair , without a trace of sentiment , and singularly ...
Three of these vessels - the Alabama , Florida and Sheitandoah - had done great damage to American commerce . For some time after the war the American claim against the British for reparations was given small consideration by Her ...
McPherson , Edward , The Political History of the United States of America During the Great Rebellion . New York , 1864 . The Political History of ... Moore , Frank , The Rebellion Record : A Diary of American Events . New York , 1865 .
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This biography of Grant extends into a history of his times. The writing is informed, elegant, readable, and interesting. And very quotable: "Certainly no man can be a Christian and a soldier at the ... Read full review
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