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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Sherman read all about it in the Confederate newspapers . The element of secrecy , which makes military strategy effective , was overlooked altogether . Sherman sent General Thomas back to Tennessee to fight Hood , which he did - at the ...
Sherman's Soldiers 341 merely condensed this evidence , and have left out the worst part as the worst is always an exception . There was considerable stooping done by Americans during the campaign . These atrocities were committed by ...
What in the world had happened to Sherman , the houseburner and scourge of mankind ? Only a few months before he had written that , in his opinion , all the fighting men in the South would have to be killed .
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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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