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Molino Del Rey 95 place could not be taken without an enormous loss of men , but Captain Lee and his engineers distinguished themselves again by finding a practicable road over lava beds which were supposed to be impassable .
Paducah was taken on the morning of September 6th without firing a shot . The storekeepers had closed their shops , fearful of pillage , and the streets were deserted . The citizens were at home , busily employed in hauling down the ...
Bristow learned that Babcock had been in correspondence with the leaders of the Whisky Ring , that he had collected money from the distillers , that he had taken valuable presents from them , and had used their money to finance Grant's ...
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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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