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As to the last observation , it is worth noting that Grant himself wrote that laziness was “ my besetting sin through life . ” This may be so ; but I cannot see where or when he managed to exercise his vice of indolence .
On February 21 , 1864 , J. B. Jones wrote in his Diary : “ I know my ribs stick out , being covered by skin only , for the want of sufficient food ; and this is the case with many thousands of non - producers , while there is enough for ...
He wrote , in his official report , “ One hundred million dollars of damage has been done to Georgia ; twenty million inured to our benefit , the remainder simply waste and destruction . " Sherman's path was marked by ruin and homeless ...
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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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THE UNWILLING SOLDIER
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