12 edition of The life of Ulysses S. Grant found in the catalog.
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|Statement||By Henry C. Deming.|
|LC Classifications||E672 .D38|
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|Number of Pages||533|
|LC Control Number||10032730|
GRANT () TV Mini-series Trailer: History Explores the Life of Civil War General & 18th U.S. President Ulysses S. Grant Rollo Tomasi Follow on Twitter 2 weeks ago 0 1 minute read. Acclaimed biographer Chernow, winner of a Pulitzer Prize for Washington: A Life, entertains in this informative whopper as he upends the long-held view of Ulysses S. Grant (–) as a lumbering general and incompetent president/5(23).
“White delineates Grant’s virtues better than any author before By the end, readers will see how fortunate the nation was that Grant went into the world—to save the Union, to lead it and, on his deathbed, to write one of the finest memoirs in all of American letters.”—T.J. Stiles, The New York Times Book Review “Ronald White has restored Ulysses S. Grant to . AMERICAN ULYSSES A Life of Ulysses S. Grant By Ronald C. White Illustrated. pp. Random House. $ Gore Vidal did not expect Ulysses S. Grant to be funny. In the novel “,” Vidal’s.
“White delineates Grant’s virtues better than any author before By the end, readers will see how fortunate the nation was that Grant went into the world—to save the Union, to lead it and, on his deathbed, to write one of the finest memoirs in all of American letters.”—T.J. Stiles, The New York Times Book Review “Ronald White has restored Ulysses S. Grant to his proper place. This is a documentary about the Life of Ulysses S Grant. It highlights the years he served during the Civil War. Ulysses S Grant was a patriot. He fought in the Civil War as the military commander.
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With American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant, Ronald C. White endeavors over pages (over them being notes referencing primary and secondary sources) to shed light on one of our most influential yet enigmatic figures.
This isn’t a revisionist biography; Grant already got that treatment in the early 20th century, when he transformed from a respected Civil War /5(). Published by Mark Twain, it is widely considered to be the greatest autobiography by an American leader, but its place in Grant’s life story 4/5(7).
Grant keeps a lot of his life from his readers; for instance, The life of Ulysses S. Grant book learned that his wife traveled with him on many of his campaigns, but he alludes to this only a handful of times and never explains how or why this happened.
Similarly, he doesn't dwell on his own presidency even briefly, only alluding to it once in the end/5. American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S.
Grant by Ronald C. White Published inthis book by Ronald C. White also tries to dispel the many misconceptions about Grant to show him as the popular war hero he was during the 19th century.
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Grant: General-in-chief U. Headley Full view - The Life of Ulysses S. Grant, General-In-Chief U. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Headley, J.T., Life of Ulysses S. Grant. New York: A.L. Burt, (OCoLC) Named Person. The book begins briefly before the couple met and continues throughout their courtship, Ulysses S Grant's early army career.
Their early marriage, children and a brief period of civilian life. From the time the couple met, until their deaths they /5.
Related reading: “Ulysses S. Grant at West Point, ” – The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. View source The Civil War was a turning point in the life of Ulysses S.
Grant, who proved to be the leader the Union desperately needed. Ulysses S. Grant volunteered for the Union army and quickly advanced through the ranks. Grant began selling short magazine articles about his life and then negotiated a contract with a friend, famed novelist Twain, to publish his memoirs.
The two-volume set went on to sell some Born: Ulysses S. Grant, original name Hiram Ulysses Grant, (born ApPoint Pleasant, Ohio, U.S.—died JMount McGregor, New York), U.S.
general, commander of the Union armies during the late years (–65) of the American Civil War, and 18th president of the United States (–77). American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant Ronald C. White Random House October In Ronald C.
White’s magisterial biography of Ulysses S. Grant. 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 was based on extensive interviews with. The Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant is the first comprehensively annotated edition of Grant’s memoirs, clarifying the great military leader’s thoughts on his life and times through the end of the Civil War and offering his invaluable perspective on battlefield decision making.
An introduction contextualizes Grant’s life and. 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. The Autobiography of General Ulysses S Grant: Memoirs of the Civil War [Grant, Ulysses S.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
The Autobiography of General Ulysses S Grant: Memoirs of the Civil War/5(22). 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. However, for myself, the real treasure of this biography is found in the details of Grant's personal life, and the periods both before and directly after the Civil War. Ronald C. White Jr. based this biography, in a large part, on all 33 volumes of "The Papers of Ulysses S.
Grant"/5(). (GRANT, Ulysses S.) BOYD, James P. Military and Civil Life of Ulysses S. Grant. Leading Soldier of the Age; President of the United States; Loved and Honored American Citizen; The World's Most Distinguished Man. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and St. Louis, Missouri: Scammell, Octavo, original three-quarter blind- and gilt-stamped morocco.
“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(10). Published by Mark Twain, it is widely considered to be the greatest autobiography by an American leader, but its place in Grant’s life story has never been fully explored—until now.
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. Grant, Ulysses S.
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Grant, general of the armies of the United States. "Dana wrote three chapters--The thirty-sixth, thirty-eighth, and thirty-ninth--he read, approved, and passed all the rest, rarely ever changing the text in the slightest degree."--James Harrison Wilson, The life of Charles A.