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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“ This is a pretty country , " Sheridan remarks , but nobody pays much attention to him , for Grant and Lee are talking about their days in Mexico . A little desultory conversation -strained undoubtedly -- and then Lee says , “ General ...
Marsh called on Mrs. Belknap and talked with her . From these conferences the idea emerged that Evans might keep the post if he would pay Marsh twelve thousand dollars a year . Evans hemmed and hawed , and went to see the Secretary .
Motley Hangs On 447 talked in a quiet and friendly manner until they turned the corner near Sumner's house in Lafayette Square . Grant shook his closed fist at the house and said , “ That man who lives up there has abused me in a way ...
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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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