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Hero of Fort Donelson | Wicksburg! Chattanoogal Pétersburg!
and Richmond Also, Captor of General Lee's I
General Johnston's! and other Rebel Armies, -

With a full history of his Life, Campaigns, and Battles, and
his Orders, Reports, and Correspondence with the War IDepart-
ment and the President in relation to them, from the time he
first took the field in this war, until the present time. With a
Portrait of General Grant, and other Illustrative engravings of
the Battle of Fort Donelson; Battle of Chattanooga; General
Lee's surrender to General Grant; the jnićri Army extering
Richmond, etc., etc. . . . . . . ." o

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In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States, in and for

Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1865, by
T. B. PETERSON & BROTHERS,

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page Birth of Lieutenant-General Grant, and his ancestors.... 23 His early youth and education—Interesting anecdotes... 24 He enters West Point—His term at that Institution..... 26 He graduates on June 13th, 1843 ................. 27

He enters the Army and is ordered to Missouri—He is ordered to the Southwest–His gallant services in Mexico. ------------------------------------------- 29

His Marriage—He is ordered to the Pacific—His resignation from the Army—Becomes a Farmer, Collector,

and Tanner............ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - .... 32 He removes to Galena, Illinois, in 1859............ ..... 33 The Rebellion—He is appointed Mustering Officer of the

State of Illinois....... - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 34

Is appointed Colonel, and is ordered to Missouri—He is appointed Brigadier-General of Volunteers—His bold movement upon Paducah, Kentucky............ . . . . . 35

He issues a Proclamation to the citizens of Paducah .... 37 Proposed exchange of Prisoners between General Grant

".. and Major-General Polk............................. 38 The Battle of Fredericktown, Missouri, and Colonel Plummer's Official Report of the same.................... 39

The movement down the Mississippi River—The Battle of Belmont, with General Grant's Official Report of the Some . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ----. 40 General Grant's letter to his Father, with a full description of the fight.................................... 42 General McClernand's Official Report—General Grant's Order as read to his Troops........... - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 44 General Grant's letter to General Polk—General Polk's reply to General Grant.............................. 45

General Grant assumes command of the District of Cairo,

—Issues an Order, and appoints his Staff Officers—

Important Reconnoissance and Orders. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . e

Preparing for an advance—The capture of Fort Henry..

The Battle of Fort Donelson, and its capture...........

General Buckner's letter to General Grant wishing Com-

missioners appointed to agree upon terms of Capitula-

tion—General Grant's reply to General Buckner......

General Buckner's surrender to General Grant.........

General Grant is appointed Major-General of Volunteers

—He takes command of the District of West Tennessee,

and issues a Congratulatory Order...................

Military restriction in Tennessee—The Courts ordered

closed and Martial Law declared .....................

General Grant at Fort Henry—A testimonial of regard

presented to him in the shape of a costly sword,

mounted with gold............ e -e os e s - e - e - e - • - - - - - - - -

The Battle of Pittsburg Landing .....re--- - - - e. e. e. e. e. e. e. e. e. - - -

Detailed account of the Battle, by an eye-witness of it..

General Grant's Official Report of the Battle of Pittsburg

Landing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - - -

Correspondence between Generals Beauregard and Grant.

Important Reconnoissances in the direction of Corinth,

ea Ridge, Monterey and Purdy............. - - - - - - - -

Reorganization of the Army—General Grant second in

command...... - - - - - - - - - - - - e - e. e. e. e. e. e. e. e. e. e. e. e. e. e. e. e. e. e. e. e. e. e.

General Grant villified—An able Defence is made of him

in the House of Representatives, at Washington, by the

Hon. E. B. Washburne, of Illinois, on May 2d, 1862..

Skirmishing before Corinth — The evacuation of that

stronghold.------------.... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - - - - -

Important Orders issued at Memphis—General Grant as-

sumes command of the Department of West Tennessee

—Important Orders issued..........................

The Battle of Iuka—General Grant's Official Report of it.

General Grant issues a Congratulatory Order to his vic-

torious troops........ • e ers e. e. e. e. e. e. e. e. e. e. e. e. e. e. e. e. e. e s e e s e e s e

The Battle of Corinth ................................

General Grant congratulates the Armies of the West for

their services in the great Battle of Corinth...........

General Grant assumes command of the Department of

Tennessee, and issues his General Orders .............

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