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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A fresh bundle of switches was brought in every morning , and by the close of the day the switches were usually worn out . These beatings do not appear to have caused any rancor in the heart of Ulysses ; or he may have had a tough skin ...
However , he found to his joy that other enterprises lying close at hand would take him away from the tannery altogether . One of these was the hauling of passengers from Georgetown to the steamboat landing on the Ohio river , ten miles ...
CHAPTER X THE OLD SOUTH $ 1 T HE connection between the Southern people and Grant's career is so close that one thinks of it as a kind of mystic fatalism . He married a Southern woman ; a Louisiana general - Zachary Taylor - was his ...
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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
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