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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Jesse Grant saw difficulty ahead of him in the matter , for the Congressman from the district - a man named Thomas L. Hamer - was a Democrat , while Jesse Grant was a Whig of violent mind who had opposed Hamer's election with invective ...
But the persistent Halleck was still nagging away on the McClernand matter in Washington , and he contrived to get an order through , with the approval of the higher powers , that McClernand was to command the Vicksburg expedition only ...
It was his purpose to test the matter in the case of Stanton and Grant . 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 ...
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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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