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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CHAPTER XVIII THE BATTLE OF SHILOH § 1 RANT'S trouble with Halleck was over , for a time , but the Army of the Tennessee - as his command was called - had gone on its way without him . He had stood on the river bank and seen it depart ...
He called it a " murderous policy of military incompetents . " He thought that Grant was influenced in adopting this form of attack by Colonel C. B. Comstock of the staff . Comstock was an engineer — a West - Pointer - whose constant ...
Long after the Klan was disbanded , so - called Ku - Klux outrages continued . Highway bandits who were caught red - handed often called themselves Ku - Klux , and credited their activities to a high and mysterious mission .
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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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