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 ship Suwanee , worth not over ten thousand dollars , was chartered to the government for four months for sixty thousand dollars . The Salvor , a captured blockade - runner , sold by the government at auction , was purchased by Clyde ...
He had about one hundred thousand dollars , the income from which he considered quite insufficient to support himself and his wife . The sons were looking out for themselves . Frederick was then a Lieutenant - Colonel in the army ...
The colored messenger of the firm signed a note for eighty thousand dollars , and that , too , was discounted . • Ward was an expert in human avarice . He understood clearly that as long as investors get dividends they have no interest ...
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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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