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A personal history of Ulysses S. Grant

and sketch of Schuyler Colfax.
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American Publishing Company, R. J. Trumbull & Co. , Hartford, Conn, San Francisco, Cal
Grant, Ulysses S. 1822-1885, Colfax, Schuyler, 1823
StatementBy Albert D. Richardson.
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LC ClassificationsE672 .R52
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Paginationxiv, 1 l., [17]-560 p.
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Open LibraryOL6525825M
LC Control Number10032686
OCLC/WorldCa6103238

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Published the same year Grant was elected the 18th President of the United States, Richardson’s Personal History of Ulysses S. Grant was much superior to the ordinary campaign biography” and stands as one of the earliest biographies of Grant (ANB).

One year after its publication, Richardson was killed by the ex-husband of his fiancée. Out of the army, out of office, and out of favor--that was his life now. He reminded Twain that the Military History of Ulysses S. Grant, written by his wartime assistant, Adam Badeau, had sold poorly.

And John Russell Young's book, Around the World with General Grant, published inhad been a complete flop. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Richardson, Albert Deane, Personal history of Ulysses S.

Grant. Hartford, Conn., American Pub. Co.,   Ulysses S. Grant (–) was born Hiram Ulysses Grant in Point Pleasant, Ohio, and worked on the family farm until his appointment in to the U.S.

Military Academy at West Point.

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There, he was erroneously registered as “U. Grant”—a change that he would adopt for the rest of his life. He served in the Mexican War (­–) under Generals Zachary Brand: Penguin Publishing Group. Ulysses S. Grant, American general, Union army commander during the late years of the American Civil War, and 18th president of the United States.

It was under his command that the Civil War was brought to an end with a Union victory. He was later elected president in the first election after the Civil War. Get this from a library. A personal history of Ulysses S. Grant.

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Ulysses S. Grant is one of the most famous figures in American history. He was the Union general who had successfully led the nation's troops to victory in the Civil War.

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:   The best nonfiction books: No 55 – Personal Memoirs by Ulysses S Grant () The civil war general turned president was a reluctant author, but. When Hiram Ulysses Grant was born, his home state of Ohio was the "far West." Soon after Grant's birth, his father, Jesse R.

Grant, moved the family to nearby Georgetown, where he opened a tannery. Growing up, Grant found that he hated the tannery business, but also found that he had a unique ability to work with horses. Part 4: Original Text. Author: Ulysses S Grant; Publisher: N.A ISBN: N.A Category: Page: 84 View: DOWNLOAD NOW» The Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S.

Grant is the first comprehensively annotated edition of Grant's memoirs, fully representing the great military leader's thoughts on his life and times through the end of the Civil War and his invaluable.

10 Things You May Not Know About Ulysses S. Grant. One of the most influential Americans of the 19th century, Grant led the Union Army to. The Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant is an autobiography of Ulysses S.

Grant, the 18th President of the United States, focused mainly on his military career during the Mexican-American War and the American Civil n as Grant was dying of cancer inthe two-volume set was published by Mark Twain shortly after Grant's death.

Twain created a unique marketing. A personal history of Ulysses S. Grant, Another issue of same year has an additional imprint: San Francisco, R. Trumbull & co. "Sketch of Schuyler Colfax": p.

Also available in. Personal Memoirs of U. Grant Ulysses S. GRANT ( - ) In preparing these volumes for the public, I have entered upon the task with the sincere desire to avoid doing injustice to any one, whether on the National or Confederate side, other than the unavoidable injustice of not making mention often where special mention is due.

The first pages of the book tell of Grant’s rise from a hardscrabble life in Point Pleasant, Ohio. Ulysses’s father, Jesse Grant, was a hard-pushing small-time entrepreneur who started out. In the last days of his life, explains William S.

McFeely, Ulysses S. Grant, Civil War General and twice President of the United States, sat on the porch of his home at Mount McGregor writing the The Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant | History Today. Ulysses S.

Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant; Ap – J ) was an American soldier and politician who served as the 18th president of the United States from to Before his presidency, Grant led the Union Army as Commanding General of the United States Army in winning the American Civil president, Grant worked with the Radical Preceded by: Andrew Johnson.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.He reminded Twain that the Military History of Ulysses S.

Grant, written by his wartime assistant, Adam Badeau, had sold poorly. And John Russell Young's book, Around the World with General Grant, published inhad been a complete flop.