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Grant's administrations, 1869-1877

  • 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. Grant: A Biographyby Robert Broadwater

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 37.00

    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

    New Press, The 2010; US$ 19.95

    In 1877, a decade after the Civil War, not only was the United States gripped by a deep depression, but the country was also in the throes of nearly unimaginable violence and upheaval marking the end of the brief period known as Reconstruction and a return to white rule across the South. In the wake of the contested presidential election of 1876,... 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

    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...

  • 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. Grantby Michael Korda

    HarperCollins 2008; US$ 10.99

    One of the first two volumes in Harper's Eminent Lives series, Korda brings his acclaimed storytelling talents to the life of Ulysses S. Grant – a man who managed to end the Civil War on a note of grace, serve two terms as president, write one of the most successful military memoirs in American literature, and is today remembered as a brilliant... more...

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

    ReadHowYouWant 2007; US$ 3.99

    ?Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant? is considered among the greatest of military memoirs. Marshalling the forces of the North in the American Civil War, he was the only general who was able to bring the South to heels. The descriptions of the great battles and his assessments of the generals, many of whom he knew intimately from the Mexican war, are... more...