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Grant's administrations, 1869-1877

  • Grant's Last Battleby Chris Mackowski

    Savas Beatie 2015; US$ 8.99

    "The former general in chief of the Union armies during the Civil War . . . the two-term president of the United States . . . the beloved ambassador of American goodwill around the globe . . . the respected New York financier—Ulysses S. Grant—was dying. The hardscrabble man who regularly smoked 20 cigars a day had developed terminal... more...

  • The Best Writings of Ulysses S. Grantby John F. Marszalek

    Southern Illinois University Press 2015; US$ 32.95

    Famous for his military acumen and for his part in saving the Union during the American Civil War, Ulysses S. Grant also remains known for his two-volume memoirs, considered among the greatest military memoirs ever written. Grant?s other writings, however, have not received the same acclaim, even though they show the same literary skill. Originally... 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...

  • 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...

  • Ulysses S. Grantby Robert Broadwater

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 41.00

    Ulysses S. Grant was responsible for orchestrating the activities of all the Union armies into a single strategy, providing the leadership that eventually doomed the Confederacy and brought about the end of the Civil War. This book documents Grant's contributions to the Civil War as well as his early life and presidency. 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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

  • 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...