5 edition of Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant found in the catalog.
March 30, 2005
by Kessinger Publishing
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||592|
Written by Grant as he was dying of cancer, the work served as a death bed justification for the war against the Confederacy and for Grant's own conduct. The autobiography was published by Mark Twain, who marketed the book by using military veterans in uniform to raise subscriptions. Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant audiobook by Ulysses S. Grant () "In preparing these volumes for the public, I have.
Read Chapter XXXIII of Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant by Ulysses S. Grant. The text begins: ATTACK ON GRAND GULF—OPERATIONS BELOW VICKSBURG. On the 24th my headquarters were with the advance at Perkins' plantation. Reconnoissances were made in boats to ascertain whether there was high land on the east shore of the river where we might land above Grand Gulf. The Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant is the first comprehensively annotated edition of Grant's memoirs, clarifying the great military leader's thoughts on his life and times through the end of the Civil War and offering his invaluable perspective on battlefield decision making/5(K).
Grant's book is one of the best military memoirs I have ever read. He writes in a lean, spare style, providing the facts without throwing in a lot of ego. Grant was a man of integrity, who persevered despite personal and business reverses. I greatly enjoyed this book; my purchase was a gift fo a friend, who has also enjoyed the by: 4. Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant Ulysses S. Grant Considered among the greatest of military memoirs, these two volumes were an immediate bestseller. With the help of his publisher, Mark Twain, Grant wrote to the last month of his life to leave a legacy for his family after being defrauded a .
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Grant, the overall Commander of the Union Army and the 18th US President. The memoirs, he said, were "highly readable." That is an understatement. U.S. Grant has a deceptively simple writing style which paints the world in which he lived in vivid colors/5().
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.
Did Mark Twain embellish President Ulysses Grant's memoirs. Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant by Ulysses S.
Grant. Ulysses Simpson Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant was an American soldier and statesman who served as Commanding General of the Army and the 18th President of the United States, the highest positions in the military and the government of the United States/5(15).
Personal Memoirs of U. Grant, Complete Language: English: LoC Class: E History: America: Late nineteenth century () Subject: Generals -- United States -- Biography Subject: Grant, Ulysses S.
(Ulysses Simpson), Subject: United States -- History -- Civil War, -- Campaigns Subject: Mexican War, Beloved and bestselling since its publication inPersonal Memoirs of Ulysses S.
Grant is a seminal work of military history and one of the great achievements of American autobiography. This ebook has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all devices.3/5(2). Completed just days before his death and hailed by Mark Twain as "the most remarkable work of its kind since the Commentaries of Julius Caesar," this is the now-legendary autobiography of ULYSSES SIMPSON GRANT (), 18th president of the United States and the Union general who led the North to victory in the Civil War.
Though Grant opens with tales of his boyhood, his education at West. Title: Personal Memoirs of U. Grant, Complete Author: Ulysses S.
Grant Release Date: June 1, [EBook No. ] Language: English Character set encoding: ASCII Produced by David Widger Produced in PDF Format by Chris Drane ([email protected]) Coverpage is a reproduction of "U.
Grant"byDaniel Huntingdon, Courtesy of the National Museum of File Size: 2MB. The best nonfiction books: No 55 – Personal Memoirs by Ulysses S Grant () The civil war general turned president was a reluctant author, but set the gold standard for presidential.
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. InTwain urged Grant to write his memoirs. No one is. Ulysses S. Grant: Memoirs and Selected Letters: Personal Memoirs of U.S.
Grant / Selected Letters, (Library of America) Ulysses S. Grant Published by Library of America, New York (). Personal Memoirs - Ebook written by Ulysses S.
Grant. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Personal Memoirs.5/5(1).
: Personal Memoirs of U. Grant: good condition considering age, 2 volume set, additional postage may be required, corners bumped, gilt on covers and spines, pages age toned, hinges cracking Mark Twain was the publisher of this monumental memoir as well as its editor and proof reader.
Twain was extremely fond of and a close friend of Grant and encouraged the President Book Edition: FIRST EDITION.
Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant Author GRANT, Ulysses S Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used Quantity available 1 Binding Hardcover Publisher Charles L. Webster & Company Place of Publication New York Date published Keywords ABAA-VBF Bookseller catalogs Books; Civil War; Presidential; Note May be a multi-volume set and require.
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.
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Grant. Its title is THE PERSONAL MEMOIRS OF ULYSSES S. GRANT ($), now available in a richly annotated new edition from Harvard University Press, edited by the historian John F. Marszalek, with David Author: T. J. Stiles.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.Buy Personal Memoirs of U.
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