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Then , as more slaves joined him they would be supplied with arms — contributed by Northern abolitionists — and a chain of mountain fortresses , held by negroes , could be extended farther into the South . This seems to have been his ...
Brown held them as prisoners in the engine house . The scion of the great Washington family sat down in grumpy discomfort on the fire engine and waited to see what would happen . The expedition also brought back George Washington's ...
He had long passed his prime , and had become a queer , crotchety man who held a mass of contradictory opinions that were continually at war with each other in his mind . He believed in a high tariff , and was so insistent about it that ...
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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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