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The Papers of Ulysses S. Grant
Language: en
Pages: 399
Authors: Ulysses Simpson Grant
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1969-06 - Publisher: SIU Press

This comprehensive volume contains all known documents, both military and private, written by and to Grant during the first six months of the Civil War. Of unusual interest are his letters to his wife, father, and sister which provide the best insight into his complex character. Thirty of the letters
Ulysses S. Grant: A Bibliography
Language: en
Pages: 520
Authors: Marie Ellen Kelsey
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-09-30 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

In Ulysses S. Grant: A Bibliography, Dr. Kelsey has created an invaluable resource for Grant scholars. The bibliography consists of twenty chapters covering Grant's early life, his careers both as soldier and as president, his associations with various individuals, his post-presidency activities, the role alcohol played in his life, his
The Papers of Ulysses S. Grant
Language: en
Pages: 691
Authors: Ulysses S. Grant
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 1988 - Publisher: SIU Press

This volume provides material that will allow a fresh evaluation of Grant's activities following Appomattox. In April Grant commanded an army of more than 1,000,000 men maintained at enormous cost. Disbanding this army took priority. By mid-July, more than two-thirds of the volunteers had been mustered out. Grant as peacemaker
The Papers of Ulysses S. Grant
Language: en
Pages: 520
Authors: John Y. Simon, William M. Ferraro
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 1984-05 - Publisher: SIU Press

This volume provides a panoramic view of the Civil War unavailable elsewhere. Grant continued the siege of General Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Vir­ginia at Petersburg, but as summer ended, his armies had dramatic success elsewhere. On September 2, Major Gen­eral William T. Sherman occupied At­lanta; September 19, Major
The Papers of Ulysses S. Grant [v.9]
Language: en
Pages: 700
Authors: Ulysses S. Grant
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 1982 - Publisher: SIU Press

When Vicksburg fell, Washington promoted Grant to major general in the U.S. Army, which meant that Grant, already a major general of volunteers, would retain his rank after the war. Only three other officers on active duty held this rank, none of them commanding in the field. At Vicksburg Grant