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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Grant took up his headquarters at Savannah , on the other side of the river , and nine miles from the main body of his army . He went back and forth every day in a river steamer , going to work in the morning like a New York suburbanite ...
But while he was getting ready to run Jackson to earth the latter made one of his famous swift marches and appeared suddenly between Pope's army and the city of Washington . Before Pope could change front to meet this unexpected state ...
The business of the Army of the Potomac , as he conceived it , was to crush Lee's army and destroy it . His method of doing this was to invade Virginia from Washington and encounter Lee on his own ground .
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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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