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Woodward has a “ feel ” both for Grant and for the South . This combination of sympathies is surprising , for Woodward was a Southerner , born to dirt farmers , just before the end of Reconstruction . He won a scholarship to The Citadel ...
1 was Hinton Rowan Helper , a North Carolinian , and the title of his book was The Impending Crisis in the South . Mr. Helper was a poor white who had educated himself ; his point of view was that of the Southerner who did not own ...
Grant decided to move his army to the south side of the James . He would then stand between Richmond and the states to the south . It would be Lee , instead of Grant , who would have to defend his line of supplies , for Grant could ...
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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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