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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John A. Rawlins , who knew Grant more intimately than any other man ever knew him , says that he had never read a book on strategy . There is confirmatory evidence of the truth of this assertion in an incident that occurred after the ...
I knew he'd do something big , " Mrs. Boggs replied . ... knew he would be a great man some day , if he ever got a chance . ... a strictly total abstinence man , and I have been informed by those who knew him well , that such has.
He retired from office as soon as he decently could , for his range of interests was so limited that he knew less about the navy than the average man knows of astronomy . The whole business of the cabinet appointments was wrapped in ...
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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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