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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with him , had ceased to be a trade and had become a business . Here we have the elements of financial success . Jesse Grant might have become the Leather King of Ohio or something else equally admirable if it had not been for his ...
He had no desire to become a soldier , but he was cheered by the thought that on his way to West Point he would pass through two large cities , and would have a chance to see them . Writing of this in his day of reminiscence , he said ...
Near the close of his life , after he had become West Point's most distinguished son , he wrote that when he entered the Academy he had little hope of ever getting through the course ; and he had expected , if he did graduate ...
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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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