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But Grant could not stand still . To remain where he was would be simply playing into the enemy's hands . Lee would have liked nothing better than to have kept the Union army in a state of inert catalepsy before his Cold Harbor trenches ...
“ This is a very striking characteristic of the family , and the old Grant motto of ' Craig - e - Lochie ' — ' Stand fast , stand firm , stand sure ' - seems as fitting to ancient heroes of the name as to ...
3 In February , 1885 , Grant's physicians began to issue bulletins to the public , and on fine afternoons a crowd of people would stand in front of his house . I do not know why they stood there ; the habit of standing in front of ...
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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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