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John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army 610 4 Browse Search
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Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 452 0 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 398 2 Browse Search
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John Harrison Wilson, The life of Charles Henry Dana, Chapter 23: period of reconstruction (search)
hnson independent policy in politics Defends Grant's military career Warns South against revolutproves general amnesty Recommends Greeley for Grant's cabinet or minister to England manifest Dee into one nation. The Sun will support General Grant as its candidate for the Presidency. It w. From the start he favored the election of Grant as President, not so much in admiration of hisnough, Dana was never one of those who thought Grant made a mistake in giving up his position for lt to disguise his doubts, but relied mainly on Grant's good sense and his willingness to take couns been known, or could have been foreseen, that Grant would make a failure of his civil administratinrich the country. If, on the other hand, General Grant should be sent to the Executive Mansion fontful, unenviable career. From the date of Grant's election the question uppermost in the publi B. Washburne, who, as the representative from Grant's home district, was regarded as the spokesman[19 more...]
John Harrison Wilson, The life of Charles Henry Dana, Chapter 24: Grant's first administration (search)
. Inasmuch as Rawlins was at that time seeing Grant daily, and discussing every sort of question wtself could scarcely have commended him to General Grant, no matter what might have been his relatill the more interesting from the fact that General Grant was supposed to have cherished anything bused in 1866, reviving the grade of general for Grant's special benefit. It will also be proper to and measures solely on their merits, and that Grant's first official act as President — the announn long upon the books. It is not strange that Grant, a simple soldier, should have been ignorant oo the fund for the purchase of a house for General Grant, and that the general's acquaintance with It is not germane to this narrative to discuss Grant's cabinet further at present. It is sufficienppointed with the cabinet as a whole; and when Grant proposed that Stewart should be relieved of th The plans of the conspirators to involve General Grant, and thus to make their own fortune or rui[32 more...]
John Harrison Wilson, The life of Charles Henry Dana, Chapter 25: epoch of public corruption (search)
demns bestowal of office for pecuniary favors Grant's relations in office Ku-Klux outrages no exchiskey Ring It was during the first year of Grant's administration that Dana began to discuss th it, were the most potent influence in turning Grant, with all the power of the government back of s to support a measure to make it certain that Grant and his friends would oppose it. Sumner resisted fully to the charge that he had not treated Grant fairly in the columns of the Sun, and in justiun on this subject. Again he contended that Grant's foreign policy, by its weakness, indec A few days later it enumerated twenty-four of Grant's relatives who were then holding office, and ce by what means this object is attained. Had Grant been a pure man of high moral sense, a delicatd that the country acted wisely in re-electing Grant, instead of trying a dangerous experiment. Anthinking that he was carrying his criticism of Grant, his cabinet, and his official assistants too [5 more...]
John Harrison Wilson, The life of Charles Henry Dana, Chapter 26: Grant's second term (search)
Chapter 26: Grant's second term Sun leads opposition against third term Dana thanks press for its support Democrats control House of Representatives Tilden and Hendricks nominated Dana against Electoral Commission claims Tilden wasilver Exposes Garfield's connection with Credit Mobilier indifference to dogma Obituary of George Ripley Throughout Grant's second term the Sun was the leader of the opposition. Every act of the President or his cabinet was scrutinized, and s the President was still more highly praised for vetoing it. The suggestion of a third term of the presidency for General Grant was heard, for the first time, before his second term was fully under way. It came from officeholders and politiciansan important part as they do in most of our Southern States to adopt a perfect political system. From the beginning of Grant's second term to the end of Arthur's administration the Sun favored the reduction of the regular army to a minimum force
John Harrison Wilson, The life of Charles Henry Dana, Chapter 27: administration of President Hayes begins a new era (search)
ilroads need of opposition to government Proposes public subscription for General Grant doubts Cleveland's adherence to pledge against second term overflowing trr his connection with the Republican party, and for the support he had given to Grant's administration, the editor, without the slightest regard to the mere appearand aggressive in his criticisms of men and measures as he was throughout both of Grant's. As will be indicated further on, he was frequently right in this, though it ious detriment to the national interests. While sympathizing deeply with General Grant, on account of the financial disaster that had overtaken him through the failure of Grant & Ward, of which he was the senior partner, Dana, in an editorial doubtless from his own pen, opposed the proposition that Congress should give him a hat this should not be considered as the payment of a public debt, and that General Grant's great military services were no more than his duty required him to render
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