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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Pryor , of Virginia , left his seat , moved quickly towards Lovejoy , and with a gesture full of menace , exclaimed , in a voice of anger : “ The gentleman from Illinois shall not approach this side of the House , shaking his fists and ...
Above the din might be heard the voice of Potter , saying , “ I do not believe that side of the House can say where a member shall speak , and they shall not say it ” ; also the cries of a member from Mississippi and a member from ...
He landed his troops on the Missouri side , a few miles above Belmont , and marched down through cornfields and underbrush toward the Confederate position . It was a disorganized fight , full of cheering , yelling and smoke .
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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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