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" As a soldier, as a commander of troops, as a man capable of doing all that is possible with any number of men, there is no man living greater than Sheridan. He belongs to the very first rank of soldiers, not only of our country but of the world. "
Around the World with General Grant: A Narrative of the Visit of General U.S ... - Page 295
by John Russell Young - 1879
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The Glories of Ireland

Joseph Dunn, Patrick Joseph Lennox - 1914 - 357 pages
...here quoted from JR Young's book, Around the World with General Grant. It runs, in part, as follows: "As a soldier, as a commander of troops, as a man capable •f doing all that is possible with any number of men, there is no man living greater than Sheridan....
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Ulysses S. Grant

Louis Arthur Coolidge - 1917 - 596 pages
...great figures of the war and had revolutionized the theory of cavalry service for all wars to come. "As a soldier, as a commander of troops, as a man...doing all that is possible with any number of men," Grant said years later, "there is no man living greater than Sheridan. He belongs to the very first...
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Documents of the Assembly of the State of ..., Volume 31; Volume 141, Issue 31

New York (State). Legislature. Assembly - 1918
...one of the great military heroes of the Civil War. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant said of him: As a soldier there is no man living greater than Sheridan. He belongs to the very first rank of captains, not only of our army, but of the world. I rank him with Napoleon and Frederick, and the great...
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Heroes of the Army in America

Charles Morris - 1919 - 346 pages
...deserved the title of the " Whirlwind of the Shenandoah Valley." Grant says of him: " As a soldier there is no man living greater than Sheridan. He belongs to the very first class of captains, not only of our army, but of the world. I rank him with Napoleon and Frederick and...
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The Maine Bugle ..., Volumes 4-5

1897
...the Army of the Potomac. Grant said of him : 'As a commander of troops, as a man capable of handling any number of men, there is no man living greater than Sheridan.' So, my friends, with Sheridan for a subject, and the Tenth New York Cavalry for a text, it seems to...
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