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.
Results 1-3 of 41
Acquires Cigar Habit 223 The newspapers were filled with praise of Grant . As I turn their ragged files I catch ... For " Unconditional Surrender " some newspaper suggested humorously , and this struck the fancy of the American nation .
There he sat miserably for more than two weeks , reading newspapers down to their last shred of rumor , as idle men do ; reading newspapers , smoking cigars and trying not to drink liquor . When word finally came from Halleck for him to ...
McClernand forgot all about this rule , and the correspondents wired his address to their newspapers . Sherman came dashing up to Grant with a St. Louis newspaper in his hand . " Just look at that !
What people are saying - Write a review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - pjsullivan - LibraryThing
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
31 other sections not shown