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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tance about Grant's youth if he had possessed an eye for character and a mind for remembrance , but he was unfortunately without these qualities . In his confused saga there is a tale of Ulysses falling in the water while fishing and ...
It had the effect of a miniature village planned by a child of generous mind . On the wide parade ground the drilling companies shrank , in the eye , to toy soldiers on a carpet of green velvet . Far away , beyond the surf of white ...
In the presence of Jefferson Davis one became hypnotized by the high and noble quality of his mind . He dealt habitually in philosophical generalizations , pleasant to contemplate , but rather remote from the sweat and worry of life .
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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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