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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Horses. 21 $ 4 Despite this almost universal urge , there was no hankering for the law in Ulysses . He was incapable of the mental sleight of hand which a lawyer needs ; not only that , he was without the desire to acquire it .
Another adventure was with an unbroken horse which he had harnessed to a buggy and was bringing home from Kentucky . ... He had heard that blind horses are not likely to run away , so he took out his handkerchief and tied it across the ...
horses were being beaten in the face , it was for him a different matter . A few days after this episode he launched his swarm of men against the impregnable Confederate defenses at Cold Harbor . There they were shot down in a slaughter ...
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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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