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Grant of Appomattox; a study of the man,

Author: William E Brooks
Publisher: Westport, Conn., Greenwood Press [1971, ©1942]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brooks, William E. (William Elizabeth), 1875-1960.
Grant of Appomattox.
Westport, Conn., Greenwood Press [1971, ©1942]
(OCoLC)762105084
Named Person: Ulysses S Grant; Ulysses S Grant; Ulysses S Grant
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William E Brooks
ISBN: 0837157765 9780837157764
OCLC Number: 150006
Description: 347 pages 22 cm
Contents: Prologue: The meaning of the man --
Part 1. The making of the man: The stock from which he came ; Boyhood ; The school of the soldier ; Brevet Second Lieutenant ; "Manifest Destiny" ; The shadows begin to gather ; The years of obscurity ; Times of confusion ; Making an Army ; Days of discouragement ; Learning the game of war ; Battles of various kinds ; The rise to fame ; Halleck and Grant ; Bloody Shiloh ; The dark days After Shiloh ; The school of the General ; "Grant's men" --
PART 2. The man at his best: Vicksburg-The problem ; Lights and shadows ; "The Mississippi is free" ; After Vicksburg ; The test of Chattanooga ; An old diary ; "No Favors from any Party" ; Lincoln's General ; East for the last campaign ; The Wilderness ; The Siege of Petersburg ; "The storm of God" --
Epilogue: The man and today --
Grant's record in the War.
Responsibility: by William E. Brooks.
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