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 place took on a holiday air . There were vistas of broadcloth suits , bright dresses , parasols , fans and satin slippers . The ex - rebels who remained in the town started flourishing business enterprises and took in bushels of ...
They prayed for the salvation of the negro race , raised hallelujahs on their freedom from bondage , and took their dimes and dollars . Deposits poured in , all for small sums , but the total amounted to millions .
In theory the cotton agents were supposed to seize only the bales which bore the distinguishing marks of Confederate government ownership , but in practice they took nearly all they could lay their hands on . The statistics relating to ...
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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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GRANT FALLS IN LOVE
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