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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On February 21 , 1864 , J. B. Jones wrote in his Diary : " I know my ribs stick out , being covered by skin only , for the want of sufficient food ; and this is the case with many thousands of non - producers , while there is enough for ...
He wrote , in his official report , " One hundred million dollars of damage has been done to Georgia ; twenty million inured to our benefit , the remainder simply waste and destruction . " Sherman's path was marked by ruin and homeless ...
Smith wrote to Grant and said : " I want simply to ask you how you can place a man in command of two army corps , who is as helpless as a child on the field of battle and as visionary as an opium - eater in council ?
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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
CHAPTER PAGE I MEN AND HORSES
OBSESSIONS AND FANTASIES
THE UNWILLING SOLDIER
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