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Among the cadets who were there during Grant's time were Longstreet , Hardee , Rosecrans , Pope , Ewell and Buckner - all of whom became famous generals , though some of them are famous only because of their defeats .
They became rich men's mistresses , wore Parisian clothes , and had carriages and servants of their own . The members of the church bid briskly for the girl . The auction was illegal , of course , in New York state , and was understood ...
They were so many that they became a packed mob , floundering in the loose earth . The Confederates quickly recovered and lined the edge of the crater . Within an hour they had artillery playing on the squirming mass of helpless men .
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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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