Memoirs and selected letters: personal memoirs of U.S. Grant, selected letters 1839-1865

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Twenty years after Appomattox, stricken by cancer and facing financial ruin, Ulysses S. Grant wrote his Personal Memoirs to secure his family's future. in doing so, the Civil War's greatest general won himself a unique place in American letters. His character, intelligence, sense of purpose, and simple compassion are evident throughout this vivid and deeply moving account, which has been acclaimed by readers as diverse asMark Twain, Matthew Arnold, Gertrude Stein, and Edmund Wilson. Annotated and complete with detailed maps, battle plans, and facsimiles reproduced from the original edition, this volume offers an unparalleled vantage on the most terrible, moving, and inexhaustibly fascinating event in American history. included are 174 letters, many of them to his wife, Julia, which offer an intimate view of their affectionate and enduring marriage.
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subject_facet Generals -- U. S, Generals -- United States -- Biography, Grant, Ulysses S. -- (Ulysses Simpson), -- 1822-1885, Grant, Ulysses S. -- (Ulysses Simpson), -- 1822-1885 -- Correspondence, Grant, Ulysses Simpson, Presidents -- United States -- Biography, U. S. -- Army -- Biography, United States. -- Army -- Biography
title_display Memoirs and selected letters : personal memoirs of U.S. Grant, selected letters 1839-1865
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