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A profile of the Civil War general and eighteenth U.S. president challenges his historical unpopularity, drawing on years of research with primary documents to explore Grant's character as one of generosity, curiosity, and introspection.
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Hood River County Library 921 GRANT 2016 (Text) 33892100412247 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 10/18/2016 Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781400069026
  • ISBN: 1400069025
  • Physical Description: xxvii, 826 pages : illustrations, maps, ; 25 cm
    print
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House, [2016]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 669-787) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Part I. Formation 1630-1848 -- "My family is American" -- "My Ulysses" -- West Point -- "Dear Julia" -- "By treaty or the sword" -- "Army of invasion" -- Part II. Trial 1848-1861 -- Panama -- "Forsaken" -- "Hardscrabble" -- Galena -- Part III. Transformation 1861-1865 -- "I am in to do all I can" -- Belmont -- "Unconditional surrender" -- Shiloh -- William Tecumseh Sherman -- "More than forty Richmonds" -- Vicksburg -- Chattanooga -- "Washington's legitimate successor" -- The wilderness -- Robert E. Lee -- Petersburg -- Appomattox -- Part IV. Reconstruction 1865-1868 -- "I will keep my word" -- "More & more radical" -- "Let us have peace" -- Part V. President 1869-1877 -- Gold panic -- "A radical change in Indian policy" -- Foreign relations -- Ku Klux Klan -- The Gilded Age -- "Malfeasance!" -- Centennial crisis -- Part VI. World citizen 1879-1885 -- American ambassador -- Grant & Ward -- Final campaign -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.: A profile of the Civil War general and eighteenth U.S. president challenges his historical unpopularity, drawing on years of research with primary documents to explore Grant's character as one of generosity, curiosity, and introspection.
Subject: Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson) 1822-1885
Presidents United States Biography
Generals United States Biography
United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Biography
United States Politics and government 1869-1877
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