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Ulysses S. Grant

Geoffrey Perret

Ulysses S. Grant

by Geoffrey Perret

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Published by Random House Publishing Group in New York .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL24289492M
ISBN 109780307560889
OCLC/WorldCa434442588

Nov 13,  · Ron Chernow on Ulysses S. Grant with General (Ret.) David H. Petraeus. A conversation with Pulitzer Prize winner and biographer of Alexander . “Certain to be recognized as the classic work on Ulysses S. Grant, American Ulysses is a monumental examination of one of the most compelling figures in American history.”—General David H. Petraeus (Ret.) “In this thorough and engaging new book, Ronald C. White restores Ulysses S. Grant to the pantheon of great Americans.

Geoffrey Perret talked about his book, Ulysses S. Grant: Soldier and President, published by Random eventfr.com book outlines Grant’s entire life including detailed accounts of his service during. When Hiram Ulysses Grant was born, his home state of Ohio was the "far West." Soon after Grant's birth, his father, Jesse R. Grant, moved the family to nearby Georgetown, where he opened a tannery. Growing up, Grant found that he hated the tannery business, but .

Completed just days before his death and hailed by Mark Twain as "the most remarkable work of its kind since the Commentaries of Julius Caesar," this is the now-legendary autobiography of ULYSSES SIMPSON GRANT (), 18th president of the United States and the Union general who led the North to victory in the Civil War. Though Grant opens with tales of his boyhood, his education at West 4/5. Jun 24,  · A panel of scholars discusses the memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant. Their conversation is part of the annual summer conference hosted by the Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College. .


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Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S Grant, Includes Both Volumes (Optimized for Kindle) by Ulysses S. Grant and Civl War Book Collection out of 5 stars Ulysses S. Grant: Memoirs and Selected Letters (LOA #50) (Library of America Civil War Memoirs Collection Book 1) Oct 1, by Ulysses S. Grant, Mary D.

McFeely, William S. McFeely Kindle Edition. $ $ 17 Hardcover. $ Chernow’s is by far the most detailed and documented. I have always enjoyed Chernow’s biographies even if they are very long.

Chernow always presents a rich sensitive portrait of his topic, in this case, Ulysses S. Grant. The book is well written and meticulously researched/5(K). The Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant is an autobiography by Ulysses S. Grant, the 18th President of the United States, focused mainly on his military career during the Mexican–American War and the American Civil War, and completed as he was dying of throat cancer in The two-volume set was published by Mark Twain shortly after Grant's death.

Author: Ulysses S. Grant. Ulysses S. Grant, American general, Union army commander during the late years of the American Civil War, and 18th president of the United States. It was under his command that the Civil War was brought to an end with a Union victory.

He was later elected president in the first election after the Civil War. Oct 10,  · “Grant” is yet another book (like last year’s “American Ulysses,” by Ronald C. White) that means to correct what used to be the conventional wisdom about Grant: that he was an inspired.

Sep 26,  · Ulysses S. Grant: His Life and Character by Hamlin Garland Garland was a popular 19th century writer who wrote a one-volume account of Grant’s life.

The book. Out of the army, out of office, and out of favor--that was his life now. He reminded Twain that the Military History of Ulysses S. Grant, written by his wartime assistant, Adam Badeau, had sold poorly. And John Russell Young's book, Around the World with General Grant, published in.

He was originally named Hiram Ulysses Grant. Military Career Grant spent his youth in Georgetown, Ohio, was graduated from West Point inand served creditably in the Mexican War. He was forced to resign from the army in because of excessive drinking.

Ulysses S. Grant, Politician (, repr. ); B. Catton. Though initially reluctant to have a military career, Ulysses S. Grant became one of the United States' most celebrated generals after leading the Union Army to victory during the Civil War.

Learn Born: Apr 27, Sep 25,  · The #1 New York Times bestseller. New York Times Book Review 10 Best Books of Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Chernow returns with a sweeping and dramatic portrait of one of our most compelling generals and presidents, Ulysses S.

Grant/5. Oct 23,  · AMERICAN ULYSSES A Life of Ulysses S. Grant By Ronald C. White Illustrated. Random House. $ Gore Vidal did not expect Ulysses S. Ulysses S. Grant (April 27, –July 23, ), born Hiram Ulysses Grant, was the general who helped the Union Army of the United States win the American Civil War.

He later became the 18th President of the United States ().Born: Hiram Ulysses Grant, April 27. Jun 06,  · “Certain to be recognized as the classic work on Ulysses S. Grant, American Ulysses is a monumental examination of one of the most compelling figures in American history.”—General David H.

Petraeus (Ret.) “In this thorough and engaging new book, Ronald C. White restores Ulysses S. Grant to the pantheon of great Americans.5/5.

Oct 15,  · 'American Ulysses' offers a revisionist portrait of Grant's presidency. The larger point of White’s book, which challenges the reader with detailed dissections of the Civil War battles that Author: Matt Damsker.

Looking for books by Ulysses S. Grant. See all books authored by Ulysses S. Grant, including Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant, and Memoirs and Selected Letters, and more on eventfr.com Oct 10,  · But just as no one could have predicted Hamilton’s pop trajectory, Chernow’s deep dive on Ulysses S.

Grant may defy the odds — just as the Union’s Civil War general and our 18th president Author: Matt Damsker. Inas commanding general, Ulysses S. Grant led the Union Armies to victory over the Confederacy in the American Civil War.

As an American hero, Grant was later elected the 18th President of. Dec 18,  · “The Annotated Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant,” edited by Elizabeth D.

Samet, is everything a work of popular scholarship should be: Authoritative, thorough and compulsively readable. Pour One Out for Ulysses S. Grant. and Grant’s decisive part in it, his book aims to rehabilitate Grant as a politician and as President.

He makes a convincing case that Grant actually. Jun 21,  · Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Ulysses S Grant books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles.The Presidency of Ulysses S. Grant provides a detailed discussion of the administration’s endeavors in a variety of areas—Reconstruction and civil rights, economic policy, the Peace Policy for Native Americans, foreign policy, and civil service reform.

It also offers a straightforward examination of the scandals associated with the period.Apr 04,  · [Updated] Despite the pivotal role he played in the Civil War and the importance of his administration to Reconstruction, I don't recall spending any meaningful time studying Ulysses S.

Grant in school. My only brush with his presidency involved memorizing his name as one of the then-forty presidents during a high school trip to the Texas.