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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Helper did not care anything at all for the negro ; he was occupied wholly with the welfare of the white man , and he was convinced that white men , as a class , could not prosper as long as slavery continued to exist .
Notwithstanding the Supreme Court's decision , the Northern states , through their legislatures , continued to put obstacles in the way of slave - owning within their borders , and the abolitionists ( as well as the Southern Democrats ) ...
Meanwhile the blue - clad soldiers continued to pour across the river . By the sixteenth Grant had 48,000 men on the south side , while the Confederates in Petersburg numbered about 14,000 . Grant himself arrived on the sixteenth ...
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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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