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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He knew that Taylor had barely five thousand men at Monterey , while the Mexican army in front of him had grown to fifteen thousand . Scott had not yet arrived at Vera Cruz , and could not possibly land there for some time .
Grant Deceived 247 Grant took up his headquarters at Savannah , on the other side of the river , and nine miles from the main body of his army . He went back and forth every day in a river steamer , going to work in the morning like a ...
He said that when he came along past home , he found that he was the only man of the regiment remaining with Lee's army , so he just dropped out , and now wanted to surrender himself . I told him to stay there and he would not be ...
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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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