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It was simply a reward for his services , or so he thought . And why should he have thought anything else ? He had been elected because he had won the war , and deserved the appreciation of the American people .
But his political managers thought he had come back too soon . The Republican National Convention was not to be held until June of the next year , and it was probable -or possible — that the steaming enthusiasm of the hour would blow ...
General Grant's son was a large asset in the way of reputation ; his connection with the firm gave it a good standing , but Ulysses , Jr. never knew anything about the business , although he thought he knew all about it .
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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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