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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Acquires Cigar Habit 223 The newspapers were filled with praise of Grant . As I turn their ragged files I catch ... For “ Unconditional Surrender ” some newspaper suggested humorously , and this struck the fancy of the American nation .
There he sat miserably for more than two weeks , reading newspapers down to their last shred of rumor , as idle men do ; reading newspapers , smoking cigars and trying not to drink liquor . When word finally came from Halleck for him to ...
The members of the family had read the prediction in a newspaper , and when the thirty - first day of March came they wandered about the ... He swallowed with less pain , and the newspapers reported that he was on the way to recovery .
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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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