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Ulysses S. Grant

Author: Josiah Bunting
Publisher: New York : Times Books, 2004.
Series: American presidents series (Times Books (Firm))
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Ulysses S. Grant is commonly remembered as a general of fierce determination and strategic vision - the military leader who turned the tide of the Civil War and led the Union armies to victory, and who showed magnanimity and vision at Appomattox. His presidency is another matter. Here, the most common word used to characterize it is "scandal." Grant is routinely portrayed as a man out of his depth in the world of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
Named Person: Ulysses S Grant; Ulysses S Grant; Ulysses S Grant
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Josiah Bunting
ISBN: 0805069496 9780805069495
OCLC Number: 54803737
Description: xx, 180 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction: The Problem of Grant --
A Son of the West --
A Military Education --
Peace Is Hell --
"I Propose to Move Upon Your Works" --
Victory --
The Road to the White House --
Politics High and Low --
Beyond Our Shores --
Reconstruction --
The Original Inhabitants --
Reform, Rebuff, Reelection --
Scandals --
A Noble Exit --
The final chapter --
Milestones.
Series Title: American presidents series (Times Books (Firm))
Responsibility: Josiah Bunting III.
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Bunting reveals the underappreciated, often maligned presidency of the military man who won the Civil War and then had to win the peace as well.  Read more...

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