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armies of U.S. Grant

James R. Arnold

armies of U.S. Grant

by James R. Arnold

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Published by Arms and Armour, Distributed in the USA by Sterling Pub. in London, New York, NY .
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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Grant, Ulysses S. 1822-1885 -- Military leadership.,
    • United States. Army -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-280) and index.

      StatementJames R. Arnold.
      LC ClassificationsE491 .A76 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination288 p., [32] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages288
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL896633M
      ISBN 101854091778
      LC Control Number95188002

      memoirs of general u. s. grant, complete. format choice; personal memoirs of u. s. grant. preface. contents. volume i. volume ii. maps and illustrations. Ulysses S. Grant had his memoirs published on entitled Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant (vols. I & II). Except for the first few chapters of volume I, before he graduated from West Point and a couple more when he resigned his commission and took up employment in private life, the book serves more as a tactical description of his part in either the War with Mexico or the Civil War/5.

      The following December Frederick inscribed this pre-publication copy of his father’s Memoirs seven days before “the first volume of the book was published on Decem ” to Oliver Corse Hoyt, a prominent New York merchant and financier who served as a Presidential Elector in Grant’s re-election, casting “his vote for Grant. Twain famously compared Grant's Personal Memoirs to Caesar's De Bello Gallico, to stress not only the quality of the work, but more importantly to increase book comparison makes sense superficially: both memoirs were written by the leading generals of the day in a concise economy of style; both men were instrumental in cementing their respective nations' transformation from republic /5.

      Grant was an engaging writer, and the report is a very interesting read. The report was published as a book, 44 pages, by the Government Printing Office in Washington in late , under the title “Report of Lieutenant General U. S. Grant, of the Armies of the United States, ’”. The papers of Ulysses S. Grant (), army officer and eighteenth president of the United States, contain approximat items dating from , with the bulk falling in the period They include general and family correspondence, speeches, writings, reports, messages, military records, financial and legal records, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and.

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