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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With all his emotion he was a domineering person , and a slave to duty . He had rules , and lived up to them ... dry , ascetic rules . The first of them was never to indulge in whisky , beer , wine or any other alcoholic beverage .
Badeau , who was an obstreperous , spread - eagle sort of person , considered the Prince of Wales dinner a ghastly failure . He attended it in company with the Grants . When they arrived they passed first into a large ante - chamber ...
She assured Jesse that the Household consisted of persons of some consequence ... the ladies- and gentlemen - in - waiting . ... A well - bred person , evidently , as the temptation to throw something at his head must have been hard to ...
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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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