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Description - The Training Ground by Martin Dugard

Few historical figures are as inextricably linked as Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee. But less than two decades before they faced each other as enemies at Appomattox, they had been brothers - both West Point graduates, both wearing blue, and both fighting in the same cadre in the Mexican War. They were not alone: Sherman, Davis, Jackson - nearly all of the Civil War's greatest soldiers had been forged in the heat of Vera Cruz and Monterrey. The Mexican War has faded from our national memory, but it was a struggle of enormous significance: the first U.S. war waged on foreign soil; and it nearly doubled our nation. At this fascinating juncture of American history, a group of young men came together to fight as friends, only years later to fight as enemies. This is their story.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780316166256
ISBN-10: 0316166251
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 153mm x mm)
Pages: 464
Imprint: Little, Brown & Company
Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
Publish Date: 1-May-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Martin Dugard

Martin Dugard is the New York Times bestselling author of such nonfiction titles as Chasing Lance, The Last Voyage of Columbus, Farther Than Any Man, Knockdown, and Into Africa. He has written for Esquire, Outside, Sports Illustrated and GQ

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