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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At that time there was a rule in effect that no order issued by a corps commander should be published in a newspaper until a copy of it had been sent to army headquarters . McClernand forgot all about this rule , and the correspondents ...
But in the early fall Grant sent General Hunter —and , after him , General Sheridan - to raid the Shenandoah granary . They made a thoroughly heartless job of it , burning everything in sight , homes of non - combatants , bridges ...
Davis would never have sent his family away if he had thought Richmond could hold out . On Sunday , April 2nd , Lee sent a note to Davis ; it was so urgent that the message was delivered to him in church . Lee wrote that his line had ...
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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
OBSESSIONS AND FANTASIES
THE UNWILLING SOLDIER
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