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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It was desperately hard work in Mexico in the month of August , 1846. Loose sand and prickly cactus conspired with Mexican mules and overloaded wagons to make the daily moving of the regiment's housekeeping a nightmare to any one who ...
2 Taylor's army moved southward down the long axis of the land of Mexico . If the plan of campaign was to pierce the country sufficiently deep to take its capital , it was very foolishly conceived , for the distance from the Rio Grande ...
The regimental “ bad man ” —known by his nickname of “ Mexico ” -swaggered drunk before the commander's tent , and dared anybody to touch him . Grant had him tied up to a post . “ For every minute I stand here I'll have an ounce of your ...
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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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