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U. S. Grant

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Published by The Macmillan company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grant, Ulysses S. 1822-1885

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE672 .C76
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 244 p.
    Number of Pages244
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23354784M
    LC Control Number16006215


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A graduate of the prestigious West Point military academy, Grant served in both the Mexican-American War () and the American Civil War (), in which he was appointed commander of the Union Army.

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Grant: American Hero, American Myth (University of North Carolina Press, ). Ulysses S. Grant What General Lee’s feelings were I do not know. As he was a man of much dignity, with an impassible face, it was impossible to say whether he felt inwardly glad that the end had finally come, or felt sad over the result, and was too manly to show it.

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by multiple authors includes books Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant V1, Personal Memoirs of U. Grant, Volume 2, The Papers of Ulysses S. Grant, Volume 3: October 1, January 7,and several more.

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