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Jesse Grant saw difficulty ahead of him in the matter , for the Congressman from the district - a man named Thomas L. Hamer — was a Democrat , while Jesse Grant was a Whig of violent mind who had opposed Hamer's election with invective ...
All this was reported to Sherman , as Grant had gone for the day , but Sherman made light of the matter , and expressed his opinion that there would be no attack in force . That same evening Grant telegraphed to Halleck , " I have ...
It was his purpose to test the matter in the case of Stanton and Grant . He said that this situation had been explained to General Grant , and that Grant had agreed to hold on to the secretaryship despite the action of the Senate ...
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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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