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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There is an expectant hush ; the instructor walks over to the soldiers who are holding up the pole and says something , and then he cal out , “ Mr. Grant ! ” The soldiers raise the pole a foot higher . A murmur flickers like a new flame ...
General James H. Wilson says he suggested to Rawlins the plan of sending the gunboats and enough steamers to use as ferry boats past the batteries — the army to march down the river on land — and he says that Rawlins became enthusiastic ...
“ General Grant , and gentlemen , ” Lee says , “ this is Colonel Marshall , of my staff ” —and Marshall , standing by the mantel , bows coolly . They all sit down . The Union staff officers whisper among themselves .
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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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