Meet General Grant
Amerikansk historie, USA's historie, amerikansk biografi om General Ulysses S. Grant, 1822-1889, som først havde en militær karriere, bl.a. i Mexican War, og blev en berømt general i Nordstatshæren, Union Army, under den Amerikanske Borgerkrig, 1861-1865, og senere endte som amerikansk president. Beskriver hans liv, levnedsløb og militære og politiske karriere. Udkom i 1928.
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Lee was so thoroughly convinced of his own subserviency to civil authority that he sat silent while Davis proceeded to carry out his own half - baked military schemes . Lee wanted to abandon Richmond in 1864 and concentrate the Southern ...
... without leaving their seats , put through another far - reaching anti - presidential measure called the Tenure of Office Act . This bill provided that “ every person holding any civil office to which he had been appointed by and ...
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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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