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nsable to good citizenship
organization of the national guard
General Grant without military books
measures necessary to the national defery advantage of the popular enthusiasm throughout the country after Grant's first victory to have made the Union armies absolutely irresistibt there may not be among all the living graduates of West Point one Grant or Sherman or Sheridan, or one Lee or Johnston or Jackson.
So muche policy of the government more than two years.
It was not until Grant took command of all the armies that the true strategic principle gothe general military policy.
In this connection, the story told by Grant himself about his military studies is very instructive.
When askedoks, and never had any, except the West Point text-books.
No doubt Grant might have profited by some additional study, but none at all was f former commanders.
The development of great military ability in Grant, as the result of his own experience and independent thought,—that
City Point, Va., Sherman's visit to Grant at, 347, 348
Civilians, the military arm obby, 150; reflection, 160, 312; instructions to Grant, March 3, 1865, 348; assassination, 349, 411; lled at Louisville, 239, 240, 295; letter from Grant, Feb. 23, 1884, 240, 241; on the establishmentconcerning immediate action against Hood, 237; Grant's determination to take personal command at, 279; refugees prohibited to congregate in, 369; Grant at, 370
Rally Hill, Tenn., Hood takes posse 116; nominated major-general, U. S. A., by Pres. Grant, 117, 543; nomination confirmed by the Sena865, 530; secures payment for his troops, 530; Grant's last thoughts for, 543; relieved from controTennessee campaign, 329; joint operations with Grant against Lee, 331 et seq., 337, :347, 348; posse on military court with Thomas, 277 ; trip by Grant and S. to visit, 294, 295; captures Fort Fisheio Railroad from, 199; Grant before, 232, 233; Grant's strategy at, 358
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