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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Those states were taken out of the Union by conventions which were skillfully manipulated . § 2 The confusion of ideas and impulses in the South was equaled by the hysterical state of the North in the face of actual secession .
Yet any one may readily see that the Union possession of the great river throughout its entire length would not only isolate Texas , Arkansas and part of Louisiana from the rest of the Confederate States , but it would also provide a ...
Before sundown one of the Union outposts had a sharp fight with a small body of the enemy , and some prisoners were brought in . A wounded Confederate said that the whole of Johnston's army had come up . All this was reported to Sherman ...
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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
CHAPTER PAGE I MEN AND HORSES
OBSESSIONS AND FANTASIES
THE UNWILLING SOLDIER
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