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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CHAPTER XVIII THE BATTLE OF SHILOH § 1 G VRANT'S trouble with Halleck was over , for a time , but the Army of the Tennessee - as his command was called — had gone on its way without him . without him . He had stood on the river bank and ...
Johnson called them “ a scrub aristocracy . " But the Whig party disappeared eventually , and the South became solidly Democratic . . . 80 Johnson found himself on the same side of the political fence as the slave - aristocrats .
And he must thank himself for whatever he has done , for most of the so - called aid that has been given him has been pretty thoroughly misguided . § 3 On Christmas Eve of the year 1865 , six young men were killing time in a law office ...
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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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