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Let us have peace : the story of Ulysses S. Grant

Author: Howard N Meyer
Publisher: New York : Collier Books, [1966]
Series: America in the making
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Meyer, Howard N.
Let us have peace.
New York, Collier Books [1966]
(OCoLC)714772947
Named Person: Ulysses S Grant; Ulysses S Grant
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard N Meyer
OCLC Number: 1116530
Target Audience: Grades 7 and up.
Description: xi, 244 pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 21 cm.
Contents: Crisis in Galena --
Name and a place --
Riding, traveling, and growing up --
Reluctantly through West Point --
From Mathematics to Mexico --
Mexican War --
Life in a peactime army --
Hardscrabble years --
Slavery's war on the Union --
From ex-Captain to General --
Opening the road to the South --
First great Union victory --
Mixed rewards of victory --
Sad and bloody field of Shiloh --
In and out of favor and command --
Dawn of freedom --
Solutions and problems --
Working toward Vicksburg --
Victor at Vicksburg --
East via Chattanooga --
To Washington and into Virginia --
Victory --
"The Rebels are our countrymen again" --
Nation's loss --
Immediate postwar difficulties --
Greatest problem of the peace --
Grant sees Congress break with Johnson --
Replacing the Secretary of War --
From War Secretary to President --
No chance for victory --
Great Gold Conspiracy --
Santo Domingo fiasco --
Unvanquished --
Some constructive achievements --
Life at the White House --
Second term --
Who won in 1876 and who lost --
Around the world --
Memories and memoirs.
Series Title: America in the making
Responsibility: [by] Howard N. Meyer.

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