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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I give these authorities , in order that any one who loves details may look them up . Instead of being favored in the way of arms and ammunition , the Southern arsenals had actually less than their proper quota at the outbreak of the ...
He said that this situation had been explained to General Grant , and that Grant had agreed to hold on to the secretaryship despite the action of the Senate — which Johnson anticipated — or , at least , to give Johnson sufficient time ...
Their idea was that he should be treated as an ex - sovereign ; but the English court officials said : “ The Americans give their ex - Presidents no rank ; why should we ? ” There was much stirring about , and considerable emotion .
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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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