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Author: Jean Edward Smith
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Touchstone edView all editions and formats
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In this magnificent biography, Jean Edward Smith skillfully reconciles the disparate, conflicting assessments of Ulysses S. Grant, confirming his genius as a general, but convincingly showing that  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Ulysses S Grant; Ulysses S Grant; Ulysses S Grant
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Edward Smith
ISBN: 0684849275 9780684849270 0684849267 9780684849263
OCLC Number: 49642600
Description: 781 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface --
Early years --
Mexico --
Resignation --
War --
Unconditional surrender --
Shiloh --
Vicksburg --
Chattanooga --
General in chief --
Wilderness --
Grant and Lee --
Appomattox --
Reconstruction --
Let us have peace --
Grant in the White House --
Diplomacy --
Great white father --
Reconstruction revisited --
Gilded age --
Taps --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Acknowledgments --
Index.
Responsibility: Jean Edward Smith.

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"By far the best life of Grant ever written. . . . It is a remarkable achievement."--David Herbert Donald, author of Lincoln

 
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