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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On the other hand , his friends declare that he remained with Foote only two hours , and was back on shore at nine o'clock . That is Badeau's statement . But the weight of evidence leads to the conclusion that he did not return until ...
When he appeared at the White House , obviously ill at ease , to resume his duties Grant called him into the President's room , where he remained a long time . What was said at this conference has never been revealed .
... Charles Sumner remained in the sight of the Potomac and nursed his wrongs . His enemy Grant was about to be nominated for a second term , and Sumner resolved to do whatever he could to prevent it . On May 31 , 1872 — five days ...
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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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