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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John A. Rawlins , who knew Grant more intimately than any other man ever knew him , says that he had never read a book on strategy . There is confirmatory evidence of the truth of this assertion in an incident that occurred after the ...
“ I knew he would be a great man some day , if he ever got a chance . " § 4 At the close of the jovial Christmas season we find Rawlins writing frantically to Congressman Washburne . Subject : General Grant's Drinking Habits .
All he knew was that he received about three thousand dollars a month as his share of the profits , therefore he concluded that the business was sound . General Grant thought so , too . He was looking around for an occupation , and he ...
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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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