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Personal memoirs of U.S. Grant

Author: Ulysses S Grant; E B Long
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Da Capo Press, [1982]
Series: Da Capo paperback.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Among the autobiographies of generals and statesmen, the Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant ranks with the greatest. Mark Twain called it "the best of any general's since Caesar." And few historians  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885.
Personal memoirs of U.S. Grant.
New York, N.Y. : Da Capo Press, [1982]
(OCoLC)988329037
Named Person: Ulysses S Grant; Ulysses S Grant
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ulysses S Grant; E B Long
ISBN: 0306801728 9780306801723
OCLC Number: 8533294
Notes: Reprint. Previously published: Cleveland : World Pub. Co., 1952.
Includes index.
Description: xxv, 608 pages, [11] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Preface --
Introduction --
Ancestry --
West Point --
Army life --
Corpus Christi --
Trip to Austin --
Advance of the army --
The Mexican War --
Advance on Monterey --
Political intrigue --
March to Jalapa --
Advance on the city of Mexico --
Promotion to First Lieutenant --
Treaty of peace --
Return of the army --
San Francisco --
Resignation --
Outbreak of the rebellion --
Appointed Colonel of the 21st Illinois --
Commissioned Brigadier-General --
General Fremont in command --
General Halleck in command --
Investment of Fort Donelson --
Promoted Major-General of volunteers --
The army at Pittsburg landing --
Struck by a bullet --
Halleck assumes command in the field --
Headquarters moved to Memphis --
Advance of Van Dorn and Price --
Van Dorn's movements --
The campaign against Vicksburg --
Headquarters moved to Holly Springs --
The bayous west of the Mississippi --
Attack on Grand Gulf --
Capture of Port Gibson --
Movement against Jackson --
Battle of Black River Bridge --
Siege of Vicksburg --
Johnston's movements --
Retrospect of the campaign --
First meeting with Secretary Stanton --
Assuming the command at Chattanooga --
Condition of the army --
Preparations for battle --
Battle at Chattanooga --
The relief of Knoxville --
Operations in Mississippi --
The military situation --
Commencement of the grand campaign --
Sherman's campaign in Georgia --
Grand movement of the army of the Potomac --
After the battle --
Battle of Spottsylvania --
Hancock's assault --
Movement by the left flank --
Advance on Cold Harbor --
Left flank movement across the Chickahominy and James --
Raid on the Virginia central railroad --
Sheridan's advance --
The campaign in Georgia --
The battle of Franklin --
Expedition against Fort Fisher --
Sherman's march north --
Arrival of the peace commissioners --
Interview with Sheridan --
The capture of Petersburg --
Battle of Sailor's creek --
Negotiations at Appomattox --
Morale of the two armies --
Sherman and Johnston. The end of the war.
Series Title: Da Capo paperback.
Responsibility: edited with notes by E.B. Long ; new introduction by William S. McFeely.
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