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Author: John Mosier
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
Series: Great generals series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"A modest and unassuming man, Grant never lost a battle, leading the Union to victory over the Confederacy during the Civil War, ultimately becoming President of the reunited states. Grant revolutionized military warfare by creating new leadership tactics by integrating new technologies in classical military strategy. In this compelling biography, Mosier reveals the man behind the military legend, showing how
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Ulysses S Grant; Ulysses S Grant; Ulysses S Grant
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Mosier
ISBN: 1403971366 9781403971364
OCLC Number: 62290638
Description: xxi, 193 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm.
Contents: An ordinary life --
From Mexico to Galena --
Tactics and technology in the age of Grant --
A promising start : early victories --
Enemies in the rear --
Shiloh : Waterloo on the Tennessee --
Aftermath : blaming the victor --
Victory out of despair --
Vicksburg and the fall of Mississippi --
Winning the war in the West --
The defeat of Robert E. Lee --
Grant's genius --
The undervalued president.
Series Title: Great generals series.
Responsibility: John Mosier.
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"A modest and unassuming man, Grant never lost a battle, leading the Union to victory over the Confederacy during the Civil War, ultimately becoming President of the reunited states. Grant revolutionized military warfare by creating new leadership tactics by integrating new technologies in classical military strategy. In this compelling biography, Mosier reveals the man behind the military legend, showing how Grant's creativity and genius off the battlefield shaped him into one of our nation's greatest military leaders."--Publisher's website.

A modest and unassuming man, Grant never lost a battle, leading the Union to victory over the Confederacy during the Civil War, and ultimately becoming President of the reunited states. Grant revolutionized military warfare by creating new leadership strategies and by integrating new technologies into classical military strategy. In this biography, Mosier reveals the man behind the military legend, showing how Grant's creativity and genius off the battlefield shaped him into one of our nation's greatest military leaders.--From publisher description.

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