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Meet General Grant

William E. Woodward

Meet General Grant

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Published by Garden City Pub. Co. in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grant, Ulysses S. -- 1822-1885

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby W.E. Woodward.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination524 p.
    Number of Pages524
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23373906M

    The definitive biography, Grant is a grand synthesis of painstaking research and literary brilliance that makes sense of all sides of Grant's life, explaining how this simple Midwesterner could at once be so ordinary and so extraordinary. Yates appointed him colonel of an unruly regiment later named the 21st Illinois Volunteers in June In the view of Major General John C. Grant noted that critics claimed that the battle had been wholly unnecessary and barren of results.

    This item will be shipped through the Global Shipping Program and includes international tracking. No matter the genre, age, notoriety, or length of the book of the moment, book club questions can kickstart or Meet General Grant book your group discussion. A thirty minute engagement took place at this point, the viciousness of which threw the Union forces into temporary disorder, while Grant had his horse shot from beneath him. A neophyte general had led raw troops into an unnecessary battle and after inflicting damage on the enemy had barely escaped destruction. Covers have some scratches and soiling. Grant received the surrender of Robert E.

    A substantial firefight had developed in front of the Union position. Why not? Down river the rebels still occupied Columbus and Belmont, and the Confederate defensive line in the Mississippi Valley stood unbroken. The Summer Reading Grant recipients will be announced May 14, via email and a list of grant recipients will also be posted here. He worked at finishing the book, propped up on chairs and too weak to walk.


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Shipping cost cannot be calculated. The effects of the Overland Campaign were realized during the siege of Petersburg where reinforcements and food could not reach the Confederate lines and they were forced to withdraw, allowing Grant to capture the Confederate capital at Richmond.

He was in constant pain from his illness and sometimes had the feeling that he Meet General Grant book choking. Lee's army on April 9, and the remaining Confederate forces soon followed. In Perret's eyes, Grant was "above all a soldier, and not a reluctant one.

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All too often he is caricatured as a chronic loser and an inept businessman, or as the triumphant but brutal Union general of the Civil War. Hardcover, no dust jacket. In Apr. From the visitors center, head north on Kings Canyon Road then turn left signed.

The final chapter, "Conclusion," is a reflection on the war and its effects, the actions of foreign countries during it, and the reconciliation of North and South. Nice biography of the Civil War general turned President.

When Port Hudson, Louisianathe last post on the Mississippi, fell a few days later, the Confederacy was cut in half. He was restored his title of "General of the Army" with full military pension, however was still deep in debt.

However, he violated the treaty after gold was discovered in the Black Hills. Henry Wager Halleck to begin an offensive campaign. How would the book have been different if it had taken place in a different time or place?

Grantrepr. Many criticized Grant for being tremendously unprepared and Buell goes as far as to credit himself for the victory, while Grant proclaims the opposite story, stating the Union win was inevitable.

After dismissing one tale, Grant wrote "Like many other stories, it would be very good if it were only true. It was apparent then that the general had thrown his lot in with the radical Republicans. Still, Grant Grove may well be central to your Kings Canyon experience.

This will not embrace the side-arms of the officers, nor their private horses or baggage. After the war, Grant was portrayed as a ruthless leader who stopped at nothing to make sure the South was destroyed.As a member or leader of a book club, you are likely to be reading books on a wide variety of topics, both fiction and galisend.com matter the genre, age, notoriety, or length of the book of the moment, book club questions can kickstart or enhance your group galisend.comr you are discussing characters and their actions, setting, theme, or images, having a guide to questions that will.

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