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no 9 Davis , the Neurotic , 169 wages of labor remained at a standstill . There was scarcity of cotton in England until 1862. During the latter part of 1861 cargoes of cotton were actually sent back from England and sold in New York .
There were thousands of able - bodied men who might have joined Hood if he had remained ; but after Hood had departed Governor Brown was so disgusted that he disbanded the state militia and sent the men home to harvest the crops .
... Charles Sumner remained in the sight of the Potomac and nursed his wrongs . His enemy Grant was about to be nominated for a second term , and Sumner resolved to do whatever he could to prevent it . On May 31 , 1872 — five days ...
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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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