ch in common.
When Early advanced upon Washington Grant selected Sheridan to oppose him, against too much discretion.
I shall never forget Grant's delight over the telegrams he received from e from Sheridan's victories in the Valley.
As Grant read out the ringing dispatches: We sent them e successes and the encouragement they gave to Grant were the germ of one of the most beautiful fril days.
More than one of those whose judgment Grant often heeded advised him to return.
He himselat he could do, that his mood was contagious.
Grant was in his tent so that Sheridan first met the the chief.
They took the great trooper in to Grant, and when Grant perceived the spirit of SheridGrant perceived the spirit of Sheridan, he felt that the time had come.
He gave him the task he said he could perform, the orders he sent back suggestions daily, almost hourly, to Grant, every one of which Grant accepted.
I sometimGrant accepted.
I sometimes think that without Sheridan Grant's closing triumph might have been less complete; for it was Sh[3 more...]