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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The effect of this policy was to scatter their forces , and they were beaten in detail , and everywhere . Jefferson Davis was a cautious man , fearful of defeat , and afraid to take large risks . Caution is excellent in its place ...
was instructed , in a formal order , to proceed to Illinois , Indiana and Iowa , for the purpose of raising an army of volunteers , " to the end that , when a sufficient force not required by the operations of General Grant's command ...
After the end of the war , when Sheridan was made a lieutenant - general , instead of Meade , on Grant's recommendation , we find this passage in Meade's letters to his wife : " My own sweet love , you can imagine the force of the blow ...
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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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