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... considered one of the men of promise in the early months of 1861. He was so unpromising , indeed , that he had considerable difficulty in getting into service at all , despite the frantic demand for trained officers .
The Ku - Klux had no hesitation at whipping or killing idle or disorderly negroes , nor did they show much more consideration for white men whom they considered undesirable . 99 § 4 At the end of the war Northern political adventurers ...
Among the well - balanced men of the time this fit of childish petulance on Grant's part was considered a poor beginning for an administration that was to be based on the formula of “ Let us have peace . ” $ 5 Next morning the General ...
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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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