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2 In the inside pocket of his faded blue uniform coat Captain Grant carried a package of time - worn letters . ... Once he went about the post showing a letter - sheet with the inky print of a baby's hand on it ... the hand of Ulysses ...
Here is a sample of his bad humor , contained in a letter written by him to Secretary Chase on February 19 , 1863 : . I write you this morning to send you a copy of a private letter I have from our army in front of Vicksburg .
In an angry letter Johnson accused Grant of not keeping his word . Grant replied that he had never given the President any reason to believe that he would disobey the law , and that he considered Congress the final authority .
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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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