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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The scion of the great Washington family sat down in grumpy discomfort on the fire engine and waited to see what would ... The expedition also brought back George Washington's sword , a family heirloom , which Brown promptly buckled ...
In all essential respects , " Mr. Rhodes says , " Lee resembled Washington . " He did , indeed , yet the likeness is not wholly satisfying . There was something in Lee that Washington did not have . After much reflection I have come to ...
... one of his fourteen horses - most of them had been presented by admirers - he would drive to his office every morning . He became a familiar sight on the streets of Washington . . usually sitting in a light buggy , a cigar between ...
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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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