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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Substitutes were allowed , and there was a commutation feature which provided that any drafted man might obtain an exemption on the payment of three hundred dollars . This arrangement for evading service by the payment of money to the ...
Buck ” had already invested one hundred thousand - probably his father - in - law's money — and it was decided that the General should put in a hundred thousand more . Ward agreed to take two hundred thousand dollars as his share ...
Ward said that if the firm could raise three hundred thousand dollars as a loan and deposit it in the Marine Bank , everything would be straightened out . He thought the General might borrow one hundred and fifty thousand dollars ...
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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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