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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And was it not a part of American civilization , like Plymouth Rock and the Baptist religion ? As for the Mexicans , what had they to say about it that a white man ought to listen to ? A lot of yellow - skinned half - breeds and god ...
The campaign was like a series of hand - tohand fights on a stair - case , the Mexicans retreating slowly up the stairs as the Americans advanced . The Mexican War was a grubby affair , without a trace of sentiment , and singularly ...
McPherson , Edward , The Political History of the United States of America During the Great Rebellion . New York , 1864 . The Political History of ... Moore , Frank , The Rebellion Record : A Diary of American Events . New York , 1865 .
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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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