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Porter was about to blow up his boats and try to escape when Sherman's troops arrived unexpectedly on the squashy banks of the creek . They drove off the Confederates , but it took three days to raise the trees from the stream so the ...
Alchemists Make Gold 429 Before the war the state of South Carolina had been in the banking business . It owned the Bank of South Carolina , which issued banknotes . With the fall of the Confederacy the bank failed , leaving $ 1,250,000 ...
2 Ward's main reliance , however was not on individuals , but on the Marine National Bank . He had become acquainted with James D. Fish , its president , a gray - haired man of about fifty , and they grew into a pair of conspirators .
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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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