Download PDF by Ulysses Simpson Grant: Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant (Civil War)

By Ulysses Simpson Grant

ISBN-10: 0375752285

ISBN-13: 9780375752285

ISBN-10: 1441766774

ISBN-13: 9781441766779

ISBN-10: 1596059990

ISBN-13: 9781596059993

In 1854, after serving within the U.S. military for eleven years, Ulysses Simpson provide (1822-1885) resigned his fee and located himself out of a task and out of cash. Over the following seven years he attempted his hand at numerous occupations yet succeeded in none. in simple terms the outbreak of the Civil conflict and Grant’s eventual command of the Union military supplied the chance to demonstrate the army brilliance for which he might most sensible be remembered.
Following the warfare and scandal-ridden phrases as President of the us, furnish back fell on difficult occasions after involvement in a few disastrous company dealings. being affected by terminal melanoma, he was hoping to safe his family’s monetary destiny — a minimum of partially — through publishing his memoirs. That striking paintings — thought of via many experts top-of-the-line army memoirs ever written — is reprinted right here, whole and unabridged.
Concentrating totally on Civil battle army campaigns, Grant’s firsthand debts of these campaigns supply scholars and historians an incomparable vantage aspect at the clash. There also are first-class observations of the Mexican battle and glimpses of Grant’s own lifestyles — boyhood, the years at West element, his marriage to Julia Dent, and extra. all through, provide monitors a relaxed detachment, generosity, integrity, and intelligence which are deeply moving.
The current quantity reproduces the unabridged textual content, long Appendix and all illustrations from the unique two-volume version released in 1885-86. The paintings is extra better through the addition of old photos through famed Civil battle photographer Mathew Brady and others.
In this cost effectively priced unabridged variation, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant should be eagerly welcomed by means of scholars of yank background and the legions of army fans and Civil warfare buffs.

Show description

Read Online or Download Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant (Civil War) PDF

Similar american history books

Read e-book online The Sergeant's Memorial (1863) PDF

The sergeant's memorial (1863) written by way of his father.

Read e-book online When the Devil Came Down to Dixie: Ben Butler in New Orleans PDF

A lot controversy exists pertaining to significant common Benjamin F. Butler's management in New Orleans throughout the moment 12 months of the Civil battle. a few historians have extolled the overall as a superb humanitarian, whereas others have vilified him as a brazen opportunist, agreeing with the rich of occupied New Orleans who categorized him "Beast" Butler.

Download e-book for iPad: Chicago's Southeast Side Revisited (Images of America) by Rod Sellers

One of many words that has been used to explain Chicago's Southeast facet is "smokestacks and steeples. " The neighborhood before everything constructed a result of metal undefined, however it has been tormented by the decline of the yank metal in recent times. this present day, the folk of South Chicago, South Deering, the East facet, and Hegewisch glance to the long run.

Read e-book online Behind the Trail of Broken Treaties: An Indian Declaration PDF

Initially released in 1974, simply because the Wounded Knee profession was once coming to an finish, at the back of the path of damaged Treaties increases irritating questions on the prestige of yankee Indians in the American and foreign political landscapes. studying the background of Indian treaty family members with the U.S., Vine Deloria provides inhabitants and land possession info to aid his argument that many Indian tribes have extra amazing landholdings than a few small individuals of the United international locations.

Additional info for Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant (Civil War)

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant (Civil War) by Ulysses Simpson Grant

by Robert

Rated 4.85 of 5 – based on 27 votes