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 Posted: Mon Apr 25th, 2011 08:37 pm
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Hellcat
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This article might be of interest. http://www.historynet.com/who-kept-u-s-grant-sober.htm

Now I have seen someone argue that though Grant was is known for being an alcoholic today he may not have been considered one at the time. They point out that Grant's drinking was about average to just above average for the times and that if Grant was a drunk then most of the other generals would have to also be viewed as drunks too.

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