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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60 per cent in cash ; 40 per cent in Union Pacific Railroad stock . July 3. 75 per cent in first mortgage bonds of the Union Pacific Railroad ; 75 per cent in Union Pacific Railroad stock . Sept. 3. 75 per cent in first mortgage bonds ...
2 A bill to aid the building of the Blue Ridge Railroad was put through the South Carolina legislature . This railroad never existed ; it was a sort of chartered ghost owned by leading Radicals and carpet - baggers .
3 Railroads and carpet - baggers seemed to fit together with the ncat compatibility of spoon and dish . One of the railroad dishes in Florida was very capacious and the spoon of unusual size . The state decided to help the Jacksonville ...
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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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