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A man with an indian name

The future general did not receive a Christian name until he was nine years old. After his father's death, he was adopted by Whig politician Thomas Ewing, and his wife placed a solid William ahead of the Tecumseh Indian, so a 16-year-old boy like William Tecumseh Sherman entered the West Point Military Academy. Four years later he ended as one of the best in the year ...

Ulysses S. Grant - US President, soldier and poker lover

The commander of the Union Army, Ulysses S. Grant, also became one of a number of American presidents who fell in love with the card game of poker. Grant loved this game, and it is no coincidence that before his two terms in office, he developed into a brilliant military leader and winner of many battles. Card training can be one of the main reasons why Ulysses S. Grant succeeded. Both on the battlefield and at the poker table, it is necessary to show a feeling for your opponents and correctly anticipate their moves. (paid advertising)

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