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The scion of the great Washington family sat down in grumpy discomfort on the fire engine and waited to see what would ... The expedition also brought back George Washington's sword , a family heirloom , which Brown promptly buckled ...
“ In all essential respects , ” Mr. Rhodes says , " Lee resembled Washington . " He did , indeed , yet the likeness is not wholly satisfying . There was something in Lee that Washington did not have . After much reflection I have come ...
He was in Washington just before Grant's inauguration , and he passed an hour or two in the company of the Presidentelect . Nothing was said to him about a cabinet position then . A few days later , while reading a newspaper on a train ...
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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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