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accepted. I sometimes think that without Sheridan Grant's closing triumph might have been less comithout detracting one leaf from the laurels of Grant. The most skillful workman requires tools of , to use words to express my attachment to General Grant and his family. I have not gone to see hie was the subject of a warm contention between Grant and the President, the latter as usual siding ct Court of the same city. Two days afterward Grant wrote to him: I have just seen your Order No. staff to write to Sheridan as follows: General Grant wishes me to write to you to tell you thatnd also the Secretary of War. He sent for General Grant yesterday and told him this. The General of August the order was positively issued, and Grant again protested urgently and eloquently in a lom the duty in which he had hitherto supported Grant. Deprived now of his two coadjutors, without y superior or Sheridan as a loyal subordinate, Grant was left to bear the whole brunt of the battle[12 more...]
Chapter XIII Grant in the Cabinet. it was August when Grant entered the Cabinet, and he remaGrant entered the Cabinet, and he remained there only until January. The President of course was aware of the views of his new Secretaryy were soon dispelled. Within five days after Grant became Secretary, Sheridan was removed, and int orders of Sheridan that had been approved by Grant, and defied the popular feeling of the North. Grant repeatedly overruled him, though the President made every effort to uphold him; but the lawssions to which the General was averse, so that Grant might seem to sanction what he heard. FinallyCabinet meetings or make other declarations of Grant's action which could only have been learned frntained in the present volume. But although Grant was often obliged to dissent in terms from wha with them all. The President invited him and Grant of course accepted the invitations; his colleaproduced the impression upon the country which Grant believed that Johnson desired. It gave the ap[19 more...]