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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Contenido

VOLUME I
15
Chapter II
28
Chapter IV
46
Chapter VI
60
Chapter VIII
74
Chapter X
89
Chapter XII
111
Chapter XIV
129
Chapter XXXI
292
Chapter XXXIII
315
Chapter XXXV
332
Chapter XXXVI
349
Chapter XXXVIII
368
Chapter XXXIX
384
VOLUME II
401
Chapter XLII
422

Chapter XV
135
Chapter XVII
152
Personal Memoirs of U S Grant Vol I I
162
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167
Chapter XXI
187
Chapter XXIII
214
Chapter XXV
237
Chapter XXVI
248
Chapter XXVIII
270
Chapter XXX
283
Chapter XLIV
443
Chapter LI
534
Chapter LIII
552
Chapter LV
579
Chapter LXII
671
Chapter LXIII
685
Chapter LXV
707
Notes to the Doctor
1109
Note on the Texts II62
1162
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McFeely has written the Pulitzer Prize-winning biography Grant, as well as other important works of history. He lives in Wellfleet, Massachusetts.

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