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Grant and his generals

Clarence Edward Noble Macartney

Grant and his generals

by Clarence Edward Noble Macartney

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Published by McBride in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grant, Ulysses S. -- 1822-1885.,
  • Generals -- United States.,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Clarence Edward Macartney.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 352 p. :
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17641234M

      His latest book “Grant,” paints a portrait of one of America’s most compelling generals and presidents. Chernow joins us to expound on his book and the widely misunderstood 18th president. General Grant is moving up the ranks as one of my favorite historical people. This was an amazing book covering the full life of Grant from his early days, through the Civil War, his presidency, and his death. The narrative style is superbly done, and you can't help but respect and admire Grant throughout his life/5.

      Arizona State University professor Brooks Simpson talks about President Abraham Lincoln and his relationship with two of his commanding generals, George McClellan and Ulysses S. Grant. His remarks. In his book, Sorrel states that he first met Longstreet in July right before the First battle of Manassas. Writing a brief biographical sketch of Longstreet, Sorrel writes, “at West Point, he [Longstreet] was fast friends with Grant and was the best man at the latter’s marriage.”.

    In his book, The Social History of Bourbon, Gerald Carson recounts that during one night during the long and stressful siege of Vicksburg, General Grant said to his aides: “See here, before we go to bed, let’s have a nightcap. Stewart [an aide] has got some prime Old Crow whiskey around here somewhere.” Stewart got the bottle and then File Size: KB.   In his book The Trial of U.S. Grant, Charles Ellington illuminates Grant's controversial West coast years. He asserts "Captain Grant was not an alcoholic. If he were an alcoholic he would have a problem in drinking any time, even in a moderate way.


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After his successes at Vicksburg and Chattanooga, Grant came east to a promotion, to general in charge of all Union brought a different focus, and Catton defines this superbly in this book, drawing on many of Grant's memoranda to other officers, as well as President Lincoln/5(5).

Ulysses S. Grant served as U.S. general and commander of the Union armies during the late years of the American Civil War, later becoming the 18th U.S. :   Ulysses S. Grant is generally recognized as one of the worlds best generals, but as only a marginally successful U.S.

President. He was actually a really good President, but his success as a general overshadowed that. This book follows him from his youth and shows how the seeds of greatness grew and how Grant was the right man at the right time/5.

The king replied he wished he would bite his other generals. Starting in September the tale of Lincoln and Grant’s brand of whiskey was reported in newspapers in New York, Washington, D.C., Ohio and elsewhere.

Here is a version published in in a book about General Grant: 9. About Grant. The #1 New York Times bestseller. New York Times Book Review 10 Best Books of Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Chernow returns with a sweeping and dramatic portrait of one of our most compelling generals and presidents, Ulysses S.

Grant. 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. Confederate General James Longstreet discusses his friendship with Grant. AT WEST POINT TOGETHER - GRANT'S COURTSHIP - THE WAR AND AFTERWARDS Gainesville, Georgia, July 23 - "He was the truest as well as the bravest man that ever lived," was the remark made by General James Longstreet, when he recovered today from the emotion caused by the sad.

The #1 New York Times bestseller. New York Times Book Review 10 Best Books of Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Chernow returns with a sweeping and dramatic portrait of one of our most compelling generals and presidents, Ulysses S.

Grant. Ulysses S. Grant's life has typically been misunderstood. All too often he is caricatured as a chronic loser and an inept businessman, or as the. For instance, the best generals were those who could adapt. General Lee was a general of the past, Ulysses S. Grant was a m It is a very good book, in a topic I'm not terribly interested in - the Civil War.

Lincoln and His Generals is more of a biography of Lincoln and his Generals than it /5(24). The Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant is an autobiography by 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 War, and completed as he was dying of throat cancer in The two-volume set was published by Mark Twain shortly after Grant's death.

Author: Ulysses S. Grant. Only five refer to sources other than Grant or his immediate staff. Grant, to Marshall-Cornwall, is plainly to be trusted. But while Grant is an obvious source for anyone writing a history of those campaigns, a book which purports to analyze his generalship should logically refer to other opinions than those of Grant : Savas Beatie.

General Ulysses S. Grant: the soldier and the man User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. In his well-written account, Longacre, a prolific author of Civil War histories (most recently Confederate Goliath), illuminates not only Grant's military career but also the infrequently covered.

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. Grant, Chernow makes clear, was an addict, who fought his addiction, with various degrees of success, throughout his life, and finally intuited that he could manage his problem best by bouts of.

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Grant's life has typically been misunderstood. All too often he is caricatured as a chronic loser and an inept businessman, or as the triumphant but /5(15).Chernow’s book is a relentless artillery barrage of primary sources aimed at proving his several theses: Grant was the titanic genius of the Civil War, the greatest champion of Reconstruction.Ulysses S.

Grant is well known as the commanding general of the Union forces during the American civil war, but outside of that little is known about him as a man. Additional information about Grant is provided with the publication of ‘American Ulysses,’ authored by .