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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Years after the war he told the Duke of Cambridge that he volunteered only because of a sense of duty . The government had educated him , and he thought that he owed it some return for his education . “ I never liked service in the army ...
In time , Grant thought , the Union lines might be extended further and further toward the left , so that eventually he would have both the railroads that entered Richmond from the south in his possession .
His administration ended in disrepute , but he was never quite aware of it , for he thought all the criticisms came from disgruntled people who envied him . He appeared to think that ...
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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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