Mark Twain in the Adirondacks
Mark Twain’s Connection to Ulysses S. Grant and Saranac Lake.
In his travels, he and his family vacationed in Saranac Lake one summer. Twain had much more serious business to attend to in the Adirondacks: Ulysses S. Grant [Helping write & publish Grant's autobiography.]
... Mark Twain’s Letters [wrote] about how he sat elbow-to-elbow with the major players in the Civil War: General Grant, William Tecumseh Sherman, Philip Sheridan, John Schofield, John Pope, John Alexander Logan, and Christopher Augur.
“What an iron man Grant is!” Twain wrote in a letter to his wife. “He was under a tremendous and ceaseless bombardment of praise and gratulation, but as true as I’m sitting here he never moved a muscle of his body for a single instant, during 30 minutes!” ...
Disclaimer: Mark Twain (1835-1910-To be continued) is unlicensed. His river pilot's license went delinquent in 1862. Caution advised. Daily Paul ☑
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