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Hints were passed to representatives of the Texan republic , and they began some vague conversations with British agents . The London government was afraid of the proposition . Very likely the Queen's ministers realized the true ...
219 It began to snow on the 14th . By nightfall the sleet was falling so thickly that it was not possible to recognize a man at a distance of ten feet . The thermometer touched ten degrees below zero during the night .
He had placed himself with precise certainty among the lions , yet while the echoes of Sherman's musketry were still in the air he began to behave like a lamb . On May 29th he issued a proclamation of general amnesty in which he ...
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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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