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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... 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 talking in the way he has talked .
Sherman Talks 357 buzzing in their heads . ... and it is clear to Johnston that there is nothing left to do but to talk over the terms of surrender , and he suggests to Sherman — by flag of truce — that talk is in order .
When Fish was on trial he said that he had endeavored to talk things over with Grant and had written him : " You and I don't meet ; it might be better if we did . We are more conservative than the young men who run the business .
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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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