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Nate and enduring marriage; others addressed to fellow generals government officials and his congressional patron Elihu B Washburne provide a fascinating contemporary perspective on the events that would later figure in the MemoirsGrant’s autobiography is devoted almost entirely to his life as a soldier his years at West Point his service in the peacetime army and his education in war during conflicts foreign and domestic Grant considered the Mexican War “one of the most unjust ever waged by a stronger against a weaker nation” and thought that the Civil War was our punishment for it; but his retrospective disapproval did not prevent him from becoming enchanted by Mexico or from learning about his own capacity for leadership amid the confusion and carnage of battleHis account of the Civil War combines a lucid treatment of its political causes and its military actions along with the story of his own growing strength as a commander At the end of an inconseuential advance in Missouri in he realized that his o.

memoirs book selected ebok letters pdf Memoirs and epub Memoirs and Selected Letters PDFEPUBNate and enduring marriage; others addressed to fellow generals government officials and his congressional patron Elihu B Washburne provide a fascinating contemporary perspective on the events that would later figure in the MemoirsGrant’s autobiography is devoted almost entirely to his life as a soldier his years at West Point his service in the peacetime army and his education in war during conflicts foreign and domestic Grant considered the Mexican War “one of the most unjust ever waged by a stronger against a weaker nation” and thought that the Civil War was our punishment for it; but his retrospective disapproval did not prevent him from becoming enchanted by Mexico or from learning about his own capacity for leadership amid the confusion and carnage of battleHis account of the Civil War combines a lucid treatment of its political causes and its military actions along with the story of his own growing strength as a commander At the end of an inconseuential advance in Missouri in he realized that his o.

[EPUB] ✻ Memoirs and Selected Letters By Ulysses S. Grant – Nessville.me Twenty years after Appomattox the Civil War’s greatest general fought his last campaign against death and time Stricken by cancer as his family faced financial ruin Ulysses S Grant wrote his Persona[EPUB] Memoirs and Selected Letters By Ulysses S. Grant Nessville.me Twenty years after Appomattox the Civil War’s greatest general fought his last campaign against death and time Stricken by cancer as his family faced financial ruin Ulysses S Grant wrote his Persona Twenty years after Appomattox the Civil War’s greatest general fought his Memoirs and Kindle last campaign against death and time Stricken by cancer as his family faced financial ruin Ulysses S Grant wrote his Personal Memoirs to secure their future and in doing so won for himself a uniue place in American letters Acclaimed by readers as diverse as Mark Twain Matthew Arnold Gertrude Stein and Edmund Wilson the Personal Memoirs demonstrates the intelligence intense determination and laconic modesty that made Grant the Union’s foremost commander This Library of America volume also includes letters written by Grant from to Many of them are to his wife Julia and offer an intimate view of their affectio.

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  1. Steve Steve says:

    Memoirs and Selected Letters PDF/EPUB Ô Memoirs and memoirs book, selected ebok, letters pdf, Memoirs and epub, Memoirs and Selected Letters PDFEPUBI came to Grant's memoirs not because of its military history though I am a fan of that sort of thing but because both Gertrude Stein and Ernest Hemingway were fans of Grant's work I have only read the first volume which takes the reader up to the fall of Vicksburg What a trudge Actually up to Shiloh I was rating the Memoirs much higher Grant or Twain for him could write some really clean uncluttered prose His sharp eye for telling and economical detail certainly must have been attractive to Hemingway My fav


  2. Bob Mayer Bob Mayer says:

    Memoirs and Selected Letters PDF/EPUB Ô Memoirs and memoirs book, selected ebok, letters pdf, Memoirs and epub, Memoirs and Selected Letters PDFEPUBIn conjunction with Grant's memoir this is a must read for anyone interested not only in the Civil War but the mindset of one of our greatest generalsAt West Point we studied many generals and my own personal area of interest has always been the Civil War I've walked most of the battlefields wrote the Staff Walk for Gettysburg for the JFK Special Warfare Center at Fort Brag


  3. Mike Mike says:

    Memoirs and Selected Letters PDF/EPUB Ô Memoirs and memoirs book, selected ebok, letters pdf, Memoirs and epub, Memoirs and Selected Letters PDFEPUBThese memoirs completed while Grant was dying of throat cancer and published with the help of Mark Twain succeeded


  4. Franco Paz Franco Paz says:

    Memoirs and Selected Letters PDF/EPUB Ô Memoirs and memoirs book, selected ebok, letters pdf, Memoirs and epub, Memoirs and Selected Letters PDFEPUBAmerican Anti hero Ulysses S Grant A review of his memoirs The story of America’s first anti hero ended as it began in poverty At the tail end of his life however Ulysses S Grant possessed something that he did not have before one of the most intriguing life stories in American history To the men of his own time Ulysses S Grant was the most famous celebrated and respected American of his generation Crowds of people swarmed the streets to cheer for him wherever he went During his world tour twenty thousand working Englishmen went out into the streets to cheer for the General of Freedom the one who had single handedly defeated the armies of slavery and set free thousands of men women and children However Grant’s legacy has in time become the most tarnished with Americans often believing him to be a drunkard an ill kep


  5. Duffy Pratt Duffy Pratt says:

    Memoirs and Selected Letters PDF/EPUB Ô Memoirs and memoirs book, selected ebok, letters pdf, Memoirs and epub, Memoirs and Selected Letters PDFEPUBPerhaps the best memoir I've read The writing is clean graceful blunt and lucid While reading it I kept thinking that the North may have won the war because Grant was such a good writer What I mean is that the clarity of his prose shines through so brightly and it does the same even in his orders during the war Of course it is not enough for orders to be clear they must also be effective But if the orders are sloppy it doesn't much matter what was intended in the first place I wish I had come across this book thirty years ago so that I could have studied it as an example of simple concise and powerful writingAt the same time this i


  6. Chris Anderson Chris Anderson says:

    Memoirs and Selected Letters PDF/EPUB Ô Memoirs and memoirs book, selected ebok, letters pdf, Memoirs and epub, Memoirs and Selected Letters PDFEPUBWith all the rightful excitement surrounding Chernow’s new biography of US Grant many of you on here have marked it as “reading” or “to read” I just want to give a thumbs up to the Library of America edition of Grant’s memoirs and letters I first came to this book because Ta Nahesi Coates couldn’t stop raving about it on Twitter going so far as to change his Twitter profile pic to one of Grant for a while While much of what is in here will be covered in the Chernow book it was my exposure to Grant’s prose style that really stuck with me; there is a simplicity directness and moral courage esp wrt slavery in this book that really shines through I’ve never been much of a military history reader but this book made things like supply lines foraging and provisions seem not only interesting but showed how vital they are to success on a battlefield Any


  7. Joseph Joseph says:

    Memoirs and Selected Letters PDF/EPUB Ô Memoirs and memoirs book, selected ebok, letters pdf, Memoirs and epub, Memoirs and Selected Letters PDFEPUBSome people are warhistory buffs I have never been one of them That said this book was completely fascinating from start to finish Grant could write I mean really write People are not exaggerating when they say this is one of the best autobiographies ever written My only wish was that there was even perhaps a third volume to cover his term in the presidencyMy favorite uote if only because it is so keenly trueExperience proves that the man who obstructs a war in which his nation is engaged no matter whether right or wrong occu


  8. Buckleez Buckleez says:

    Memoirs and Selected Letters PDF/EPUB Ô Memoirs and memoirs book, selected ebok, letters pdf, Memoirs and epub, Memoirs and Selected Letters PDFEPUBUlysses S Grant is perhaps the most misunderstood and under rated President in US history He was a courageous and determined military leader a firm believer in civil rights and


  9. Bronwyn Echols Bronwyn Echols says:

    Memoirs and Selected Letters PDF/EPUB Ô Memoirs and memoirs book, selected ebok, letters pdf, Memoirs and epub, Memoirs and Selected Letters PDFEPUBOne of the best books I have ever read by one of the most important figures of the United States's second century and a man of deep integrity humanity and perception Wonderfully written a joy to read and a privilege to have come to know a little bit about Grant through his writings


  10. Marty Reeder Marty Reeder says:

    Memoirs and Selected Letters PDF/EPUB Ô Memoirs and memoirs book, selected ebok, letters pdf, Memoirs and epub, Memoirs and Selected Letters PDFEPUBFor some reason I had this unexplainable Ulysses S Grant craving I think that part of it came from teaching American history and when I reached the Reconstruction in my mind thinking it would be the most boooooring section I mean come on who can top the drama of a CIVIL WAR I found that the scant sections on his participation as President fascinating Then I heard from


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