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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Among the cadets who were there during Grant's time were Longstreet , Hardee , Rosecrans , Pope , Ewell and Buckner - all of whom became famous generals , though some of them are famous only because of their defeats .
So they became engaged , with the wedding indefinitely deferred . When Jesse Grant learned that his son was engaged to marry the daughter of a Southern slave - owner he was inspired by the information to make acidulous comments .
Behind one of his fourteen horses - most of them had been presented by admirers — he would drive to his office every morning . He became a familiar sight on the streets of Washington . . . usually sitting in ...
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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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