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 give these authorities , in order that any one who loves details may look them up . Instead of being favored in the way of arms and ammunition , the Southern arsenals had actually less than their proper quota at the outbreak of the ...
He said that this situation had been explained to General Grant , and that Grant had agreed to hold on to the secretaryship despite the action of the Senate - which Johnson anticipated - or , at least , to give Johnson sufficient time ...
He was willing to give a royalty of twenty per cent ; and he told Grant that he would certainly sell more than a ... If the Century Company can meet these terms , give them the book -Clemens said . But I know they won't do it - he ...
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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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