Touched with Fire

Touched with Fire : Five Presidents and the Civil War Battles That Made Them

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Former political reporter Perry presents portraits of five "soldier-presidents" and the battles they fought during the Civil War. In an informal, almost hagiographic style describes the military careers of Ulysses S. Grant, Rutherford B. Hayes, James A. Garfield, Benjamin Harrison, and William McKinley. A final chapter briefly ruminates on their careers in the White House. Annotation (c) Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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  • Hardback | 320 pages
  • 167.6 x 245.4 x 29.7mm | 657.72g
  • PublicAffairs
  • United States
  • English
  • 1586481142
  • 9781586481148

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