Ulysses S. Grant by Walter Allen

Ulysses S. Grant

byWalter Allen

Kobo ebook | March 31, 2015

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In the story of Grant's life some things must be told that are not at all heroic. Much as it might be wished that he had been what Carlyle says a hero should be, a hero at all points, he was not a worshipful hero. Like ourselves all, he was a combination of qualities good and not good. The lesson and encouragement of his life are that in spite of weaknesses which at one time seemed to have doomed him to failure and oblivion, he so mastered himself upon opportune occasion that he was able to prove his power to command great and intelligent armies fighting in a right cause, to obtain the confidence of Lincoln and of his loyal countrymen, and to secure a fame as noble and enduring as any that has been won with the sword.

Title:Ulysses S. GrantFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:March 31, 2015Publisher:True NorthLanguage:English

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