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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47 Again , I look another way I can see Fort Putt , now frowning far above , a stern monument of a sterner age , which seems placed there on purpose to tell us of the glorious deeds of our fathers , and to bid us to remember their ...
He was no longer in Grant's confidence ; beneath their friendliness there was an unspoken attitude of strain , and Grant's appointment of his old friend to a place in the cabinet seems to have been made after considerable hesitation .
It seems to have been difficult to work with Grant . Some of the members resigned because they said they did not know what was going on ; that the President never asked their views on any subject ; and that unsatisfactory appointments ...
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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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