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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No Friends at Court 227 $ 5 From all this emerges one certain fact - and that is that Grant had no powerful friends at court . He was not in favor with the Halleck clique ; McClellan was indifferent to him ; Lincoln and his cabinet knew ...
He had friends in official positions , and the President could remove them . One of Sumner's close friends was John Lothrop Motley , the American Minister to England . The day after the San Domingo treaty was rejected by the Senate ...
His stock of money was getting low , and he wrote of his financial condition to a number of his friends . If he were not elected President he would have to obtain employment in some capacity suitable to his talents .
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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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