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Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant by Ulysses S. Grant (former US General and US President) in Two Volumes Hardcover Charles L. Webster & Edition - First Printing (Dates on the title pages and copyright pages match, and ) With 49 maps and illustrations, including two steel-engraved frontis-portraits and two etched views with tissue guards for both Book Edition: First Edition. Grant's book is one of the best military memoirs I have ever read. He writes in a lean, spare style, providing the facts without throwing in a lot of ego. Grant was a man of integrity, who persevered despite personal and business reverses. I greatly enjoyed this book; my purchase was a gift fo a friend, who has also enjoyed the by: 4.
This detailed literature summary also contains Topics for Discussion and a Free Quiz on Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant by Ulysses S. Grant. Ulysses S. Grant was born in Pennsylvania in His father was strict and had definite ideas about many things, including Grant's education. Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant () by Ulysses S Grant Book Resume: 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
Written from his death bed, The Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant are written by the most well known Civil War General himself, Ulysses S. Grant. In a review of his life as a private citizen, as well as a general, Grant lets the listener know what a heroic figure he really was. The Complete Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant: Grant, Ulysses S.: Books - ().
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Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S Grant, Includes Both /5(). 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' /5.
Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant - Wikipedia. Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant by Ulysses S. Grant. Ulysses Simpson Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant was an American soldier and statesman who served as Commanding General of the Army and the 18th President of the United States, the highest positions in the military and the government of the United States/5(15).
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. Beloved and bestselling since its publication inPersonal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant is a seminal work of military history and one of the great achievements of American autobiography. This ebook has been professionally proofread 3/5(2). Personal Memoirs of U.
Grant, Complete Language: English: LoC Class: E History: America: Late nineteenth century () Subject: Generals -- United States -- Biography Subject: Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), Subject: United States -- History -- Civil War, -- Campaigns Subject: Mexican War, Grant's Personal Memoirs–to this day held up as among the finest of the many Presidential memoirs–accomplished the one thing Grant could not achieve during his lifetime: financial security for his family, which was secured by the royalties from his writing.
Grant's Memoirs - incomparable. Would you listen to Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant again. Why. Yes. It is so mush more entertaining than I expected. A first hand account of history, yes, but also just a really good book.
I will listen to it over and over again because it's so chuck full of information presented in a down to earth manner. The best nonfiction books: No 55 – Personal Memoirs by Ulysses S Grant () The civil war general turned president was a reluctant author, but.
Mark Twain had known many of the great men of the Civil War and the Gilded Age, and esteemed none more highly than Ulysses S. Grant, who was modest, sensitive, generous, honest, and superlatively intelligent. Grant's courage, both moral and physical, was a matter of record.
His genius as a general assured his immortality. InTwain urged Grant to write his. About Personal Memoirs "One of the most unflinching studies of war in our literature." –William McFeeley Among the autobiographies of great military figures, Ulysses S.
Grant’s is certainly one of the finest, and it is arguably the most notable literary achievement of any American president: a lucid, compelling, and brutally honest chronicle of triumph and failure. The Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S.
Grant was a critical and commercial success. Julia Grant received about $, in royalties (equivalent to $12, in ).  The memoir has been highly regarded by the public, military historians, and literary critics. Preceded by: Andrew Johnson. Personal Memoirs of U.
Grant Ulysses S. GRANT ( - ) In preparing these volumes for the public, I have entered upon the task with the sincere desire to avoid doing injustice to any one, whether on the National or Confederate side, other than the unavoidable injustice of not making mention often where special mention is due.
Its title is THE PERSONAL MEMOIRS OF ULYSSES S. GRANT ($), now available in a richly annotated new edition from Harvard University Press, edited by the historian John F. Marszalek, with David Author: T. Stiles. Personal Memoirs Of U.s.
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: Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant.: Rare publisher's deluxe binding of the autobiography of Ulysses S. Grant, the 18th President of the United States, which focusing mainly on his military career during the Mexican War and the Civil War.
Octavo, 2 volumes. Bound in original deluxe full morocco, covers ruled and paneled in blind with blind-stamped central Price: $ 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 /5(K).
Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant audiobook by Ulysses S. Grant () "In preparing these volumes for the public, I have.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.Read Chapter XXXIII of Personal Memoirs of U.S.
Grant by Ulysses S. Grant. The text begins: ATTACK ON GRAND GULF—OPERATIONS BELOW VICKSBURG. On the 24th my headquarters were with the advance at Perkins' plantation.
Reconnoissances were made in boats to ascertain whether there was high land on the east shore of the river where we might land .