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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Sherman read all about it in the Confederate newspapers . The element of secrecy , which makes military strategy effective , was overlooked altogether . Sherman sent General Thomas back to Tennessee to fight Hood , which he did - at the ...
He wrote fiercely to Sherman : “ Should you capture Charleston , I hope that by some accident the place may be destroyed , and , if a little salt should be sown upon its site , it may prevent the growth of future crops of nullification ...
Sherman Talks 357 buzzing in their heads . Dreams of festivals , sacrifices and flowing blood . How astonished they would have been if they had known that , before three years had gone by , they would be arrayed against Johnson 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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