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Besides his phantom promotion , Ulysses had brought back a few interesting trinkets , a fleet - footed gray horse , and a pleasant - faced , empty - headed peon servant named Gregory . He had also brought back the liquor habit .
Thereupon he swore out a complaint against Chandler , and had him brought into court . Chandler conducted his own case with wonderful vituperation . He declared that the officers were all idle loafers , doing nothing and living on the ...
Long before the Civil War the downward pull of economic forces had brought them almost to the negro's level . The mechanics , carpenters , bricklayers and other working men of the towns were hardly any better off than the poor white ...
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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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