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Comparison Of Grant And Lee
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Introduction of a Comparison of Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee
Grant and Lee: the titans of the American Civil War. It's difficult to compare their merits, because
prejudice enters into the equation, rendering judgments that are tainted with passion. The cult of personality
that has enveloped ....
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....I have faith in his honor and his integrity as a
soldier, and do not believe he will permit the terms of my surrender of the parole given me, to be violated."
Joe Johnston, who happened to be Grant's personal favorite among the Confederate generals,
related his own opinion of this incident: "Lee was correct in trusting General Grant, because at that time,
Stanton and President Johnson were intending to put Lee under arrest. But Grant declared to Johnson that if
any Federal o....
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