The Two Lives of General Grant
General (later President) Ulysses S. Grant, during long years of being photographed—in ... to meet Lee at Appomattox Courthouse in hopes of receiving the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia—as poignant a moment, in my view, as one will find ...
Jakarta, former general Subianto begins "final battle" after election defeat
The retired army officer is appealing to the Constitutional Court over alleged fraud during the vote against Joko Widodo. Widodo responds by reaching out, "Stop fighting, let us unite to better Indonesia." Jakarta (AsiaNews) - The former general Prabowo ...
The End Of The Line
I think that I saw about 600 dead and wounded yankees in front of our breastworks and our loss in that charge was 25 kill and about 150 wounded." Grant learns ... exact numbers in the Civil War, however, is often problematic. The Army of the Potomac ...
Grant and Lee at Cold Harbor
Shelby Foote ["The Civil War: A Narrative ... The first was from Grant to Lee: General R. E. LEE COLD HARBOR, VA. June 5,1864. Commanding the Confederate Army: It is reported to me that there are wounded men, probably of both armies, now lying exposed ...
confident Union army advanced into Confederate territory, only to suffer severe defeat and be compelled to retreat across the river. That the North's greatest general, Grant, should meet such a fate added to the gloom of an apparently unwinnable war.