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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Molino Del Rey 95 place could not be taken without an enormous loss of men , but Captain Lee and his engineers distinguished themselves again by finding a practicable road over lava beds which were supposed to be impassable .
Supplies , some of which were contraband of war , were sold by Butler's brother to the Confederates , and cotton and sugar taken in exchange . Cotton was worth five times as much in New York as it was in New Orleans .
Bristow learned that Babcock had been in correspondence with the leaders of the Whisky Ring , that he had collected money from the distillers , that he had taken valuable presents from them , and had used their money to finance Grant's ...
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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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