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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Grant Takes a Chance 217 Grant either disobeyed orders or did not receive this message in time — I do not know which — for he was soon on his way toward Fort Donelson . He did not take and destroy it on the 8th ; the roads were too deep ...
“ How soon can you start down the river with your gunboats ? " Grant asked , and Porter replied : " To - morrow morning . " Grant then said that he intended to leave at once , having been in Cairo about an hour , and that as soon as he ...
In 1881 he made another trip to Mexico , and soon afterward was elected president of the Mexican Southern Railway . ) The arrangement with this railroad was peculiar . I cannot make out that he received either salary or stock for his ...
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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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