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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Davis , the Neurotic 169 There was no wages of labor remained at a standstill . scarcity of cotton in England until 1862. During the latter part of 1861 cargoes of cotton were actually sent back from England and sold in New York .
It was Jefferson Davis ' inaugural day . Until then he had been a provisional president , but now he was to begin his regular term of six years . Davis stood under an awning by the side of the equestrian statue of George Washington ...
5 In the latter part of March , 1865 , the news got about in Richmond that Mrs. Jefferson Davis had sold her carriage horses , and a day or two later some Richmond ladies who had been at the President's receptions and knew Mrs. Davis ...
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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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