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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The Tennessee river and the Cumberland river both flow into the Ohio at or near the town . These large rivers rise far southward in Tennessee and Alabama . It was plain to the Confederate military authorities that Union gunboats ...
“ Right here at the border line of Kentucky and Tennessee , ” he continued , “ these rivers , running northward and ... On the Tennessee river at this spot the enemy has Fort Henry — and due east , twelve miles away — where you see the ...
ting the troops on board a fleet of steamers at Memphis and landing them on the west side of the river - at the beginning of the hairpin curve . The houses of Vicksburg would then be visible on the sky - line , across the river ...
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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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