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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His job was to conduct the wagon train , pack up and move tents and blankets , pots and pans ; and to issue supplies . It was a by - path that led away from military renown . The only quartermasters that are spoken of in an army are the ...
He commands thousands of them —they are a moving , dynamic power under his hand , like a horse beneath its rider . His name appears in the far - away capitals of Europe ; men are thinking of him ; the President of the United States ...
He had gone around Lee's right and was moving on Spottsylvania — a step nearer the heart of the Confederacy . ... “ I propose to fight it out on this line if it takes all summer " became as popular as “ I propose to move immediately ...
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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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