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Memoirs and Selected Letters

Personal Memoirs Of U.S. Grant, Selected Letters 1839-1865

By Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson) Grant, 1822-1885

Twenty years after Appomattox, stricken by cancer and facing financial ruin, Ulysses S. Grant wrote his Personal Memoirs to secure his family’s future. in doing so, the Civil War’s greatest general won himself a unique place in American letters. His character, intelligence, sense of purpose, and simple compassion are evident throughout this vivid and deeply moving account, which has been acclaimed by readers as diverse asMark Twain, Matthew Arnold, Gertrude Stein, and Edmund Wilson. Annotated and complete with detailed maps, battle plans, and facsimiles reproduced from the original edition, this volume offers an unparalleled vantage on the most terrible, moving, and inexhaustibly fascinating event in American history. included are 174 letters, many of them to his wife, Julia, which offer an intimate view of their affectionate and enduring marriage.

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Format: Book
Author: Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885
Title: Memoirs and selected letters : personal memoirs of U.S. Grant, selected letters 1839-1865 / Ulysses S. Grant.
Publisher Date: New York, N.Y. : Library of America, c1990.
Subject: United States. Army -- Biography Generals -- United States -- Biography Presidents -- United States -- Biography
Isbn: 0940450585 (alk. paper)
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Call Number: B Grant
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Format: Book
Author: Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885
Title: Memoirs and selected letters : personal memoirs of U.S. Grant, selected letters 1839-1865 / Ulysses S. Grant.
Publisher, Date: New York, N.Y. : Library of America, c1990.
Description: 1199 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Series: Library of America ; 50
Series: Library of America ; 50.
Subjects: United States. Army -- Biography
Subjects: Generals -- United States -- Biography
Subjects: Presidents -- United States -- Biography
Other Title: Selections. 1990
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN: 90060013
ISBN: 0940450585 (alk. paper)
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Available Copies: 2
Total Copies: 2
Call Number: B Grant