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At that time there was a common saying among the enlisted men that " if you hit Rawlins on the head , you'll knock out Grant's brains . ” Grant was never very popular with the soldiers of his army . They hardly ever saw him .
Did you ever in all your life see the head of a human being which so closely resembled that of a codfish ? " “ He is not responsible for his head or his face , ” the officer remarked . “ A man of fifty is responsible for his face ...
The General said to John Russell Young : I received nothing but the utmost kindness from every Englishman from the head of the nation down . Next to my own country , there is none I love so much as England . Some of the newspapers at ...
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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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