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One of his fixed notions was a dislike of newspapers paper men . “ I never see my name in print ... When the army was before Vicksburg somebody told him that three newspaper correspondents had been killed by a bursting shell . " Good !
McClernand forgot all about this rule , and the correspondents wired his address to their newspapers . Sherman came dashing up to Grant with a St. Louis newspaper in his hand . “ Just look at that !
The members of the family had read the prediction in a newspaper , and when the thirty - first day of March came they wandered about the ... He swallowed with less pain , and the newspapers reported that he was on the way to recovery .
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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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