6 edition of Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, V1 found in the catalog.
April 12, 2007
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||300|
Volumes One and Two. Author: Ulysses S. Grant; Publisher: Open Road Media ISBN: Category: Biography & Autobiography Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» The celebrated remembrances of the man who led the Union to victory during the Civil War Completed just days before his death, Grant’s Personal Memoirs is a clear and compelling account of his military career, . Read Chapter XLVII of Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant by Ulysses S. Grant. The text begins: THE MILITARY SITUATION—PLANS FOR THE CAMPAIGN—SHERIDAN ASSIGNED TO COMMAND OF THE CAVALRY—FLANK MOVEMENTS—FORREST AT FORT PILLOW—GENERAL BANKS'S EXPEDITION—COLONEL MOSBY—AN INCIDENT OF THE WILDERNESS CAMPAIGN. When I .
Ulysses S. Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant; Ap – J ) was the 18th president of the United States (–) following his success as military commander in the American Civil Grant, the Union Army defeated the Confederate military, secession and the war, which ended with the surrender of Robert E. Lee's army at Appomattox Court ed by: Andrew Johnson. 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 in , the two-volume set was published by Mark Twain shortly after Grant's death/5(14).
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Read 66 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This is the simple soldier who, all untau /5. Completed in the last year of his life,as Grant battled throat cancer and poverty, the “Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant” was published by Mark Twain shortly after Grant’s death.
Instantly popular and praised by admirers, critics, and people throughout the country, this autobiography was both a critical and financial success/5(21). Many years ago an Army buddy of mine suggested that I take a look at the Memoirs of U.S. Grant, the overall Commander of the Union Army and the 18th US President.
The memoirs, he said, were "highly readable." That is an understatement. U.S. Grant has a deceptively simple writing style which paints the world in which he lived in vivid by: 4. This memoir, finished as its author was dying of throat cancer inis widely admired for its clear and straightforward prose.
The volume was an enormously popular hit upon publication (by Mark Twain, no less), and today Personal Memoirs of U.S.
Grant ranks among the finest pieces of military autobiography ever written/5(). Among the autobiographies of generals and presidents, the Personal Memoirs of U.U. Grant ranks with the greatest.
It is even more impressive in light of the circumstances in which it was created: Faced with terminal cancer, virtual bankruptcy, and a family he would leave without means of support, he took the advice of his publisher, mark Twain, and went to work/5(12).
Twain famously compared Grant's Personal Memoirs to Caesar's De Bello Gallico, to stress not only the quality of the work, but more importantly to increase book comparison makes sense superficially: both memoirs were written by the leading generals of the day in a concise economy of style; both men were instrumental in cementing their respective nations' transformation from republic /5.
GRANT, Ulysses S. Personal Memoirs of U. Grant. New York: Charles L. Webster, Thick octavo, original silver- and gilt-stamped green cloth. $ Later one-volume edition of Grant’s Memoirs, twice signed in pencil by Confederate General Fitzhugh Lee.
Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Personal Memoirs of U. Grant, Complete by Ulysses S. Grant - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg. Ulysses S. Grant (–) was born Hiram Ulysses Grant in Point Pleasant, Ohio, and worked on the family farm until his appointment in to the U.S.
Military Academy at West Point. There, he was erroneously registered as “U. Grant”—a change that he would adopt for the rest of his life. He served in the Mexican War (–) under Generals Zachary Taylor and Winfield : Penguin Publishing Group.
The following December Frederick inscribed this pre-publication copy of his father’s Memoirs seven days before “the first volume of the book was published on Decem ” to Oliver Corse Hoyt, a prominent New York merchant and financier who served as a Presidential Elector in Grant’s re-election, casting “his vote for Grant.
Title: Personal Memoirs of U. Grant, Complete Author: Ulysses S. Grant Release Date: June 1, [EBook No. ] Language: English Character set encoding: ASCII Produced by David Widger Produced in PDF Format by Chris Drane ([email protected]) Coverpage is a reproduction of "U.
Grant"byDaniel Huntingdon, Courtesy of the National Museum of File Size: 2MB. Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant.: is an autobiography Ulysses Simpson Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant; Ap - J ) was an American soldier and statesman who served as Commanding General of the Army and President of the United States /5(16).
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"A CLASSIC CIVIL WAR AUTOBIOGRAPHY" GRANT, Ulysses S. Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant. New York: Charles L. Webster, Two volumes. Thick octavo, original green cloth, gilt cover medallions front and rear, patterned endpapers. General Grant's personal memoirs are a must read for all Civil War buffs and those even remotely interested in history.
This book, which includes both Volume I and II, articulately spells out the military career of one of the United States' greatest generals. Grant's memoirs are well-written, /5(10).
Although Grant went on to become president of the United States, Personal Memoirs ends with his Civil War service. The memoirs were written in 85 when Grant was deeply in. PERSONAL MEMOIRS of U. GRANT. Volume I. (Only). * Grant, U. Charles L. Webster & Company New York * * * * * UnStated 1sT Edition Tall Wide Thick H/c Brown Leather With Two Squares, One Maroon And One Black With Title In Polished Gold Letters On Spine, Finger Pull Tear On Top Of Spine With A Piece Missing.
Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant by Ulysses S. Grant and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Faced with failing health and financial ruin, the Civil War's greatest general and former president wrote his personal memoirs to secure his family's future - and won himself a unique place in American letters.
Devoted almost entirely to his life as a soldier, Grant's Memoirs traces the trajectory of his extraordinary career - from West Point cadet to general-in-chief of all Union armies/5(3).
Burnside Rare Books, ABAA (US) Bookseller Inventory # Title Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant Author Grant, Ulysses S Book condition Used - Near Fine Quantity available 1 Edition First Edition Publisher Charles L.
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