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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The government had educated him , and he thought that he owed it some return for his education . “ I never liked service in the army . I did not wish to go to West Point . My father had to use his authority to ...
But his political managers thought he had come back too soon . The Republican National Convention was not to be held until June of the next year , and it was probable -or possible — that the steaming enthusiasm of the hour would blow ...
General Grant's son was a large asset in the way of reputation ; his connection with the firm gave it a good standing , but Ulysses , Jr. never knew anything about the business , although he thought he knew all about it .
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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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