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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At the close of the first year he ranked forty - ninth in French in a class of sixty members , but in mathematics he stood sixteenth . In the second year he held the tenth place in mathematics among the fifty - three men remaining in ...
A church with a broad , square steeple stood just outside the walls of the city . Grant borrowed a howitzer from an artillery unit , and , with the aid of a few soldiers , succeeded in getting it up the stone stairs and into the steeple ...
369 tee of presentation , in tall black hats and frock coats , stood smiling while Grant went through the rooms and looked at the plush furniture , the heavy chairs , the gilt clock , the photograph of Lincoln , the ornate Bible on the ...
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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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