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A virile name is Hiram , devoid of sweetness , and carrying a sense of muscular strength . No doubt it was hoped by the hard - handed tree - choppers of the family that Ulysses would fade into the obscurity of an anonymous middle ...
It was not in any sense an established national capital . The departments of the Confederate government camped in temporary headquarters , in buildings hastily adapted to their use . The Tredegar Iron Works , which were to the South ...
Grant's Common Sense 203 he had the vision to see the war in its larger and simpler aspects . In his mind the successful conduct of the war implied only two modes of action . One was to defeat the Confederate armies , and the other was ...
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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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