This is a discussion on Memorial Day: Gen Grant miniseries on History Channel within the Off Topic & Humor Discussion forums, part of the The Back Porch category; The History Channel is running a 3 day miniseries on Gen Grant, starting on Memorial Day. Many here may enjoy watching it. “May we not ...
The History Channel is running a 3 day miniseries on Gen Grant, starting on Memorial Day.
Many here may enjoy watching it.
“May we not justly say…that the liberty which Mr. Lincoln declared with his pen General Grant made effectual with his sword — by his skill in leading the Union armies to final victory?” -- Frederick Douglass
Gen Lee was probably the greatest battlefield tactician of the Civil War, but in the end was defeated by Grant's strategy.
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"Stop being dangerous, and you become edible." William Aprill
"Verily, I have often laughed at the weaklings who thought themselves good because they had no claws.”― Friedrich Nietzsche
Grant was my Great-grandmothers cousin
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Being a Southern man, can't say I am a fan of Grant. But I do respect him for the manner in which he treated Southern soldiers after the surrender at Appomattox.
In the final seconds of your life, just before your killer is about to dispatch you to that great eternal darkness, what would you rather have in your hand? A cell phone or a gun?
I'm "supposed" to be a distant relative of Grant. I might have to tune in.
Retired USAF E-8. Curmudgeon on the loose.
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Paranoia strikes deep, into your life it will creep. It starts when you're always afraid... Buffalo Springfield - For What It's Worth
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"If we suppose them sincere, we must pity their ignorance; if insincere, we must abhor the spirit of deception which it betrays." Alexander Hamilton