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Ulysses S. Grant : a biography

Author: Robert P Broadwater
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood, ©2012.
Series: Greenwood biographies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Ulysses S. Grant was responsible for orchestrating the activities of all the Union armies into a single strategy, providing the leadership that eventually doomed the Confederacy and brought about the end of the Civil War. This book documents how he did it"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Broadwater, Robert P., 1958-
Ulysses S. Grant.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood, 2012
(DLC) 2011050444
(OCoLC)749872811
Named Person: Ulysses S Grant; Ulysses S Grant
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert P Broadwater
ISBN: 9780313392566 0313392560 1280119454 9781280119453
OCLC Number: 781411260
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Preface --
Timeline : events in the life of Ulysses S. Grant --
Ancestors, lineage, and early years --
The school of the soldier --
The war with Mexico --
Return to civilian life --
A call to arms --
Operations in the west --
Vicksburg and the opening of the Mississippi --
Called to Chattanooga --
General-in-Chief --
A warrior to the end --
Afterword.
Series Title: Greenwood biographies.
Responsibility: Robert P. Broadwater.

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This book documents Grant's contributions to the Civil War as well as his early life and presidency.* Contains photographs of Grant at various stages of his life or that depict important events*  Read more...

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