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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The City Chamberlain had drawn out three hundred thousand dollars of the city's funds on Saturday ; it left the bank short of cash . Well , that's too bad , said the Grants , father and son , but what has that got to do with us ?
Ward said that if the firm could raise three hundred thousand dollars as a loan and deposit it in the Marine Bank , everything would be straightened out . He thought the General might borrow one hundred and fifty thousand dollars ...
Three articles they wanted , but they said they would take more , at five hundred dollars each . Fifteen hundred dollars for the three ; it would help . The General wrote an article on the battle of Shiloh ; it appears to - day in the ...
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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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