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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4 v During the eight months that Grant stayed in Mexico City he became friendly with some of the American and English residents , learned a little Spanish , and ran a bakery for the benefit of the regimental fund .
For a few months this paper money was at par — until July , 1861 — and then it began to sink in value . By September of 1862 a Confederate paper dollar was worth fifty cents in gold ; by August of 1863 , twelve Confederate dollars were ...
yellow upturned earth for ten or fifteen miles , but the line grew longer month after month as Grant continued to reach further toward the left . If the town of City Point was the main office of the siege industry the miles of trenches ...
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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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