By Ulysses Simpson Grant
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.
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