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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It was the only subject in which he was really interested , and the only one in which his standing was good . At the close of the first year he ranked forty - ninth in French in a class of sixty members , but in mathematics he stood ...
But Grant could not stand still . To remain where he was would be simply playing into the enemy's hands . Lee would have liked nothing better than to have kept the Union army in a state of inert catalepsy before his Cold Harbor trenches ...
3 In February , 1885 , Grant's physicians began to issue bulletins to the public , and on fine afternoons a crowd of people would stand in front of his house . I do not know why they stood there ; the habit of standing in front of ...
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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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