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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5 Grant did not bother himself with political questions in these early months of peace . In later years he floundered in politics like a poor swimmer in rough water , but not in 1865 . That year , so noisy with political dissension ...
Grant's Apology 455 only occasion in his political life where he made this admission . He said : It was my fortune , or misfortune , to be called to the office of Chief Executive without any previous political training .
McPherson , Edward , The Political History of the United States of America During the Great Rebellion . New York , 1864 . The Political History of the United States of America During the Period of Reconstruction , 1865 to 1870.
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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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