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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As he rode along his lines on his cream - colored horse he saw soldiers standing in groups , out of line , out of position . . . standing in panicky little knots of men . There was a feeling of defeat in the air .
If this battery could be taken , and the position held , then steamers would be able to come up the Tennessee either to Brown's Ferry , about three miles ( by land ) below Chattanooga , or to Kelly's Ferry , some miles further down the ...
Grant's presence at the front with the army in Virginia put Meade in an anomalous and uncomfortable position . Meade offered to resign ... ... but let Grant tell it in his own words . He says ( Memoirs , Vol . II , p .
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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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