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Grant's administrations, 1869-1877

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  • Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grantby U. S. Grant

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    The Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant is an autobiography of American President Ulysses S. Grant, focused mainly on the general's actions during the American Civil War. Written as Grant was dying of throat cancer in 1885, the two-volume set was published by Mark Twain shortly after Grant's death. The memoirs were a financial and critical... more...

  • A General Who Will Fightby Harry S. Laver

    The University Press of Kentucky 2013; US$ 32.50

    Prior to his service in the Civil War, Ulysses S. Grant exhibited few characteristics indicating that he would be an extraordinary leader. His performance as a cadet was mediocre, and he finished in the bottom half of his class at West Point. However, during his early service in the Civil War, most notably at the battles of Shiloh and Vicksburg, Grant... more...

  • The Captain Departsby Thomas M. Pitkin; John Y Simon; John Y Simon

    Southern Illinois University Press 2010; US$ 17.95

    Early in 1885 Americans learned that General Grant was writing his Memoirs in a desperate race for time against an incurable cancer. Not generally known was the General?s precarious personal fi­nances, made so by imprudent invest­ments, and his gallant effort to provide for his family by his writing. For six months newspaper readers followed... more...

  • Grantby Jean Edward Smith

    Simon & Schuster 2001; US$ 22.00

    Jeffry D. Wert author of A Brotherhood of Valor: The Common Soldiers of the Stonewall Brigade, C.S.A., and the Iron Brigade, U.S.A. In a compelling, finely crafted narrative, Jean Edward Smith has written the best one-volume biography of one of America's most intriguing figures, Ulysses S. Grant. Grant is a judicious, perceptive, and moving study... more...

  • Ulysses S. Grantby Geoffrey Perret

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 27.00

    An acclaimed biography of Ulysses S. Grant traces the life of the Civil War general and eighteenth president of the United States and assesses his major accomplishments. more...

  • Ulysses S. Grant: A Bibliographyby Marie Kelsey

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 138.00

    In Ulysses S. Grant: A Bibliography , Dr. Kelsey has created an invaluable resource for Grant scholars. The bibliography consists of twenty chapters covering Grant's early life, his careers both as soldier and as president, his associations with various individuals, his post-presidency activities, the role alcohol played in his life, his battle with... more...

  • 1877by Michael A. Bellesiles

    The New Press 2010; US$ 19.95

    Michael Bellesiles teaches history at Central Connecticut State University. He is a nationally known historian who has been vilified, many think unfairly. This book will reestablish his reputation. He is the author of numerous books, including Arming America: The Origins of a National Gun Culture . He lives in Connecticut. more...

  • Grant's Final Victoryby Charles Bracelen Flood

    Da Capo Press 2011; US$ 17.50

    In a masterful narrative, a prominent historian brings to life the last year of General Grant?s life—a tragic, poignant, and inspiring story more...

  • General Ulysses S. Grantby Edward Longacre

    Da Capo Press 2007; US$ 18.95

    A fresh look at General Grant?s military career in light of his conflicted personality and drinking habits more...

  • General Grant and the Rewriting of Historyby Frank Varney

    Savas Beatie 2013; US$ 18.95

    In 1885, a former president of the United States published one of the most influential books ever written about the Civil War. An entire generation of Americans had eagerly awaited his memoirs and it has remained so popular that it has never gone out of print. Historians then and now have made extensive use of Grant’s recollections, which... more...