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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He saw himself standing throughout the years by the stream of life , a half - recluse , sprinkling algebra and calculus generously upon the heads of the passing generations . A quiet , soothing dream it was ; a dream that could never ...
135 it was over a page picked up the gold head of Brooks ' broken cane , lying on the floor . “ Mr. Brooks , don't you want this piece of your cane ? ” he said . Brooks took the gold head out of the boy's hand , put it in his pocket ...
The General said to John Russell Young : I received nothing but the utmost kindness from every Englishman from the head of the nation down . Next to my own country , there is none I love so much as England . Some of the newspapers at ...
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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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