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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One of these was the hauling of passengers from Georgetown to the steamboat landing on the Ohio river , ten miles away . He was engaged in that , at times , before he had reached the age of eleven . And he drove a team forty miles to ...
“ Right here at the border line of Kentucky and Tennessee , ” he continued , “ these rivers , running northward and parallel to each other , are only twelve miles apart . On the Tennessee river at this spot the enemy has Fort Henry ...
Batteries placed on this elevation commanded the river for miles in each direction when the Confederates had finished their fortifications in the spring of 1863 . The place was impregnable to any attack that could be made by way of 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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