Around the World with General Grant: A Narrative of the Visit of General U.S. Grant, Ex-president of the United States, to Various Countries in Europe, Asia, and Africa, in 1877, 1878, 1879. To which are Added Certain Conversations with General Grant on Questions Connected with American Politics and History, Part 1
American News Company, 1879 - 1262 pages
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454 The Surrender of Lee - Lee as a General — Jefferson Davis - Army of the
Potomac - - - Ingalls and Halleck - Frank Blair — Shiloh - Nagasaki — First
ImpressionsOfficial Courtesies — The Landing . CHAPTER XLI . JAPAN .
They sit like a besieging army and do not move ; sit all day chattering and waiting
. The purchasing members of our party are Mrs . Grant and Mr . Borie , and as we
come in from a drive or a walk in the cool of the evening , we are apt to find Mr ...
Rama raised an army and marched upon Ceylon . Battles were fought and the
princess recovered , and her purity was established by the ordeal of fire . This
ordeal was witnessed by three hundred and thirty millions of gods , and the
Then Sindia came and seized it . In 1805 , when Lord Lake was loose in India at
the head of a small conquering army , he came upon Bhurtpoor . The town had
given refuge to Holkar , a prince at war with the English , and Lord Lake
41 Ore peer and an English army . But the painful fact is that you can hardly open
a page in the history of India without stumbling upon some incident that recalls
the taking of Bhurtpoor . The day was hot and the ride had been through a low ...
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Initially released in two volumes, this work has been combined and abridged by historian Fellman. Young, the European correspondent for the New York Herald, joined the Civil Warrior's entourage as he ... Read full review