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Hints were passed to representatives of the Texan republic , and they began some vague conversations with British agents . The London government was afraid of the proposition . Very likely the Queen's ministers realized the true ...
Freezing Armies 219 It began to snow on the 14th . By nightfall the sleet was falling so thickly that it was not possible to recognize a man at a distance of ten feet . The thermometer touched ten degrees below zero during the night .
Halleck began to approach the Confederate position at Corinth at a rate of speed resembling that of a tortoise which has nothing in particular to do . The army would march two or three miles in the direction of the Confederates , throw ...
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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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