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At that time there was a rule in effect that no order issued by a corps commander should be published in a newspaper until a copy of it had been sent to army headquarters . McClernand forgot all about this rule , and the correspondents ...
Davis would never have sent his family away if he had thought Richmond could hold out . On Sunday , April 2nd , Lee sent a note to Davis ; it was so urgent that the message was delivered to him in church . Lee wrote that his line had ...
Thereupon Badeau sent a telegram to Sir John Cowell , Master of the Queen's Household , whom he had known for some time , in which he said : Personal and confidential to yourself . I would not , of course , make such a suggestion ...
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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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