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Those states were taken out of the Union by conventions which were skillfully manipulated . § 2 The confusion of ideas and impulses in the South was equaled by the hysterical state of the North in the face of actual secession .
When it fell into Union hands Arkansas , western Louisiana and Texas were virtually isolated . There was still another gateway open , through Vicksburg , though the railway that ran from Vicksburg to the east was erratic in its ...
60 per cent in cash ; 40 per cent in Union Pacific Railroad stock . July 3. 75 per cent in first mortgage bonds of the Union Pacific Railroad ; 75 per cent in Union Pacific Railroad stock . Sept. 3. 75 per cent in first mortgage bonds ...
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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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THE UNWILLING SOLDIER
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