Ulysses S. Grant : Memoirs and Selected Letters : Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant / Selected Letters, 1839-1865 (Library of America)

Ulysses S. Grant : Memoirs and Selected Letters : Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant / Selected Letters, 1839-1865 (Library of America)

Ulysses S. Grant


20 years after Appomattox, laid low with melanoma and facing financial damage, Ulysses S. supply wrote his Personal Memoirs to secure his family’s destiny. in doing so, the Civil War’s greatest general received himself a different position in American letters. His character, intelligence, experience of function, and straightforward compassion are obvious all through this shiny and deeply relocating account, which has been acclaimed via readers as varied asMark Twain, Matthew Arnold, Gertrude Stein, and Edmund Wilson. Annotated and entire with designated maps, conflict plans, and facsimiles reproduced from the unique variation, this volume offers an unheard of vantage at the such a lot bad, moving, and inexhaustibly attention-grabbing occasion in American history. included are 174 letters, lots of them to his spouse, Julia, which provide an intimate view in their affectionate and enduring marriage.

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