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For months he was known as Unconditional Surrender Grant , and " I propose to move immediately upon your works ” became the motto of the Union army . Fantastic sketches of Grant's life -- made up by journalists to satisfy the public ...
For a few months this paper money was at par - until July , 1861 - and then it began to sink in value . By September of 1862 a Confederate paper dollar was worth fifty cents in gold ; by August of 1863 , twelve Confederate dollars were ...
1 yellow upturned earth for ten or fifteen miles , but the line grew longer month after month as Grant continued to reach further toward the left . If the town of City Point was the main office of the siege industry the miles of ...
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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
OBSESSIONS AND FANTASIES
THE UNWILLING SOLDIER
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