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nd were accepted with a modest dignity characteristic of the man, and becoming his position and his relations to the givers. Subsequently, in July, 1866, upon reorganizing the army, in order to reward him by a higher honor than the service then allowed, the grade of General of the army, the highest rank yet created in the American service, was established by act of Congress, and invested with unusual powers. The rank was created expressly for the then Lieutenant General, and though President Johnson would have preferred to select another, the universal verdict of the people, and the unmistakable purpose of the act, compelled him to nominate Ulysses S. Grant. It is needless to add that the Senate promptly confirmed the nomination, and General Grant, by his own merits, and the gratitude and confidence of his country, holds a rank from which there can be but one promotion, and that promotion will be made by the people of the United States. The honors bestowed upon Grant were born
New Orleans riot. Grant and Sheridan. President Johnson's tour. Grant's company ordered. his rrouble. intrusted with extraordinary power. Johnson's hostility. removal of Stanton. Grant's protest. Johnson's obstinacy. Grant Secretary of war ad interim. his rare administrative powers. f this rebellious spirit which grew out of Andrew Johnson's policy, and he became convinced that he restrain the greatest of all impediments, Andrew Johnson, from thwarting the will of the people as could find any. Regardless, however, of Mr. Johnson's ill temper, Grant quietly performed his drtily approved by the general. In this way Mr. Johnson, while carrying out his policy of obstructint servant, U. S. Grant, General. his Excellency A. Johnson, President of the United States. BPresident of the fact, vacated the office. Mr. Johnson, baffled and angry, made known through some was intended also to divert attention from Mr. Johnson's own guilty purposes. So mean a game was [32 more...]
ecially shown in his efforts to carry out the provisions of the reconstruction acts, against the adverse influence of Andrew Johnson, the sneers and opposition of northern Democrats, and the schemes of perverse rebels. Again, in his respect for the he declared policy of the loyal people, and in his protest against the removal of Stanton and Sheridan, he boldly told Mr. Johnson, It is more than the loyal people of this country (I mean those who supported the government during the great rebellio views, he could talk horse, as a subject with which he declared himself more familiar; and it is related that when President Johnson undertook to find out what he thought of the rumored intention of the Democrats to nominate him for the presidency of his making speeches, under any circumstances, which would compromise himself; but in view of the speech-making of Mr, Johnson, Grant's silence is a virtue more precious than gold. By his discreet reticence, General Grant has avoided many embar