❰PDF❯ ✩ Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant Author E.B. Long – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk Among the autobiographies of generals and statesmen the Personal Memoirs of US Grant ranks with the greatest Mark Twain called it the best of any general's since Caesar And few historians would disagr Among the autobiographies of generals and of Ulysses PDF Ç statesmen the Personal Memoirs of US Grant ranks with the greatest Mark Twain called it the best of any general's since Caesar And few historians would disagree Unuestionably it is the finest literary achievement by any American president the frankest least pretentious most nearly tragic account we have of the failings and triumphs of leadershipWritten as Grant was dying of cancer it tells the straightforward story of his boyhood in Ohio graduation from West Point and the grimy military campaigns in the West and Mexico that Personal Memoirs Kindle - ended with his resignation in disgrace and a return to Galena where he ran the family store Then began the rebellion that broke the Union and recast Grant's fortune the capture of Fort Henry and Fort Donelson the battles of Shiloh Corinth Appomattox Five Forks Sailor's Creek Vicksburg and Lookout Mountain the bloody Wilderness campaign Sherman's March to the Sea Grant the tactician the victim of his friends the alcoholic the plain and tough professional soldier the ideal commander all of these images are brightened in the work of Grant the writer as Memoirs of Ulysses Epub Þ he assesses himself and the events that forged his character.
- 648 pages
- Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant
- E.B. Long
- 23 April 2014 E.B. Long