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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By nine o'clock the road was open , the Federal army was demoralized , and the whole Confederate garrison could have escaped . But now Floyd's asininity comes to the front . He thought that the whole of Grant's army was in retreat ...
The whole Southern population bubbled with anticipation of the great adventure . Even those who had opposed secession volunteered by the thousands . There were not arms enough for such a large number of men , and most of them had to be ...
Despite the incessant blockade - running the whole population - rich and poor - suffered privations that make a long and rather queer list . There was no manufactory of window glass in the South , for example , so when a window pane was ...
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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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