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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I do love the place - it seems as though I could live here forever , if my friends would only come too . You might search the wide world over and then not find a better . On the whole I like the place very much - so much that I would ...
So Ames was not expelled , but he died soon afterwards , " of a broken heart , " according to his friends . The report of the committee revealed the fact that the Credit Mobilier , its stockholders and friends , had obtained ...
And , by the way , the friend of wartime days has fifty thousand dollars to invest . Could the General do anything safe and profitable with ... Why , yes , as it is one of the General's friends , we will take the money and do our best .
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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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