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Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant

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Published by Cosimo Classics .
Written in English


  • Biography: general,
  • Military,
  • Presidents & Heads of State,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Presidents,
  • Biography & Autobiography : Military,
  • Biography / Autobiography

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages544
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12554333M
ISBN 101602069182
ISBN 109781602069183

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Written from his death bed, The Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant are written by the most well-known Civil War General himself, Ulysses S. Grant. In a review of his life as a private citizen, as well as a general, Grant lets the listener know what a heroic figure he really was. "A CLASSIC CIVIL WAR AUTOBIOGRAPHY" GRANT, Ulysses S. Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant. New York: Charles L. Webster, Two volumes. Thick octavo, original green cloth, gilt cover medallions front and rear, patterned endpapers. About Personal Memoirs "One of the most unflinching studies of war in our literature." –William McFeeley Among the autobiographies of great military figures, Ulysses S. Grant’s is certainly one of the finest, and it is arguably the most notable literary achievement of any American president: a lucid, compelling, and brutally honest chronicle of triumph and failure. Mark Twain had known many of the great men of the Civil War and the Gilded Age, and esteemed none more highly than Ulysses S. Grant, who was modest, sensitive, generous, honest, and superlatively intelligent. Grant's courage, both moral and physical, was a matter of record. His genius as a general assured his immortality. In , Twain urged Grant to write his memoirs. No one is.