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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In actual warfare there is nothing in mathematical science beyond arithmetic that is of the least value , except to engineer officers , and these are so few in number that a special education in mathematics might be provided for them ...
Did he visit the bagnios with the other officers and acquire a Mexican mistress ? As to the last question , we may be allowed a strong presumption that he never even thought of a Mexican mistress , for we know that he was a thorough ...
Grant and other officers turned it into a kind of lounging room . In one of the dusky corners in the back of the store stood a barrel of whisky . The hospitable proprietor invited the officers to serve themselves .
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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
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