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The Training Ground

Grant, Lee, Sherman, and Davis in the Mexican War, 1846-1848

The Training Ground( )
Author: Dugard, Martin
ISBN:978-0-8032-2812-2
Publication Date:Dec 2009
Publisher:University of Nebraska Press
Imprint:Bison Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

For four years during the Civil War, Generals Grant and Lee clashed as bitter enemies in a war that bloodied and scorched the American landscape. Yet in an earlier time, they had worn the same uniform and fought together. In The Training Ground, acclaimed historian Martin Dugard presents the saga of how, two decades before the Civil War, a group of West Point graduates fought together as brothers.

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Dugard, Martin (Author)
Martin Dugard is one of today's foremost adventure writers. His work appears regularly in "GQ", "Sports Illustrated" & "Esquire". He won the 1997 Dallas Press Club "Katie" award for Best Magazine Sports Story. An avid adventurer himself, Dugard has completed the Raid Gauloises adventure race three times. He is co-holder of the Around the World Speed Record (New York New York in 31 hours, 28 minutes) & he makes his home with his wife & three boys in Orange County, California.

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