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 had gone around Lee's right and was moving on Spottsylvania a step nearer the heart of the Confederacy . ... I propose to fight it out on this line if it takes all summer " became as popular as " I propose to move immediately upon ...
Grant decided to move his army to the south side of the James . He would then stand between Richmond and the states to the south . It would be Lee , instead of Grant , who would have to defend his line of supplies , for Grant could ...
Frantic Telegrams 331 were that the head of the column should move against it with the least possible delay after crossing the river . The Union forces might have gone ahead like a steam - roller and smashed Beauregard , but they didn't ...
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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
CHAPTER PAGE I MEN AND HORSES
OBSESSIONS AND FANTASIES
THE UNWILLING SOLDIER
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