Re: An interesting book
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "hank9174" <clarkc@m...> wrote:
> ...The book is called "Grant Wins the War" and came out in 1997.
> Do you know when he wrote that book, before or after 'armies'? In
> 'Armies' he calls the Vicksburg campaign 'Napoleonic'.
As if the title didn't give it away, he hypes the campaign as the key
event of the war and calls it Napoleonic. I thought it was a decent
book--not great, not bad.
- --- In email@example.com, GnrlJEJohnston@a... wrote:
> ...Lewis Cass (first governor ofHe was also a general in the war of 1812, Secretary of War under
> Michigan I believe)...
Jackson, Secretary of State under Buchanan [until he resigned during
the secession crisis] and the Democratic Party's Presidential
Candidate in 1848 (lost to Taylor), in addition to a bunch of other
sutff (amassador, congressman, senator)