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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During the campaign he remained at his home in Galena , made no speeches and seldom appeared in public . His majority of the popular vote was only 309,000 ... a result which was disappointing to the Republican managers .
Jay Gould and James Fisk , Jr. , shrewd money - makers and complete rascals , planned a speculative campaign to obtain a corner on gold in the summer of 1869. There was not much gold in the country outside the national treasury ...
Alabama , case against Britain , 449 Calhoun , John C. , 104 , 111 California , 98 Andersonville , Ga . , Confederate Grant sent to , 106 , 118 prison in , 342 Campaign of 1860 , 162 et seq . Atlanta , Ga . , Sherman in , 335 Campaign ...
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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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