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Grant's last battle : the story behind the personal memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant

Author: Chris Mackowski
Publisher: El Dorado Hills, CA : Savas Beatie, [Place of publication not identified] : Casemate Publishers and Book Distributors, LLC [2015] ©2015
Series: Emerging Civil War series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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""The former general in chief of the Union armies during the Civil War ... the two-term president of the United States ... the beloved ambassador of American goodwill around the globe ... the respected New York financier-Ulysses S. Grant-was dying. The hardscrabble man who regularly smoked 20 cigars a day had developed terminal throat cancer. Thus began Grant's final battle-a race against his own failing health to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
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Mackowski, Chris.
Grant's Last Battle : The Story Behind the Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant.
Havertown : Savas Beatie, ©2015
Named Person: Ulysses S Grant; Ulysses S Grant; Ulysses S Grant
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Mackowski
ISBN: 9781611211610 1611211611 1611211603 9781611211603
OCLC Number: 915561212
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations.
Contents: Author's Note; Acknowledgments; Foreword by Frank P. Varney; Prologue; Chapter One: The Fall; Chapter Two: The Bottom; Chapter Three: The New Disaster of Shiloh; Chapter Four: The Writer; Chapter Five: The Peach; Chapter Six: Twain; Chapter Seven: The Winter of Discontent; Chapter Eight: Stage Five; Chapter Nine: The Greatest Showman on Earth; Chapter Ten: Twain's Return; Chapter Eleven: Turning Back; Chapter Twelve: Crisis and Resurrection; Chapter Thirteen: Bad "Water," Bad Blood; Chapter Fourteen: The Final March; Chapter Fifteen: The Last Days of Ulysses S. Grant. Chapter Sixteen: Victory and LossChapter Seventeen: Where Grant Rests; Epilogue: The Last Word; Appendix A: Grant's Tomb by Pat Tintle; Appendix B: Memorializing Grantby Kathleen Logothetis Thompson and Chris Mackowski; Appendix C: The Myths of Grant by Edward S. Alexander; App endix D: The Grant Administration by Richard G. Frederick; Appendix E: The Unlikely Friendship of Grant and Twainby Jim McWilliams; Suggested Reading; About the Author.
Series Title: Emerging Civil War series.
Responsibility: by Chris Mackowski.

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