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A Fool's Errand
Abraham Lincoln
The Civil War And The Constitution 1859-1865, Vols. 1 and 2
The Constitution of the United States and Other Historical American Documents
The Contest in America
History of the Civil War 1861-1865
The Memoirs of General P. H. Sheridan
Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant
Recollections and Letters of Robert E. Lee
Starr King in California
Vanished Arizona: Recollections of My Army Life
Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant
Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant
By Ulysses S. Grant
$27.99 hardcover; $16.99 paperback


Completed just days before his death and hailed by Mark Twain as "the most remarkable work of its kind since the Commentaries of Julius Caesar," this is the now-legendary autobiography of Ulysses Simpson Grant (1822-1885), 18th president of the United States and the Union general who led the North to victory in the Civil War. Though Grant opens with tales of his boyhood, his education at West Point, and his early military career in the Mexican-American war of the 1840s, it is Grant's intimate observations on the conduct of the Civil War, which make up the bulk of the work, that have made this required reading for history students, military strategists, and Civil War buffs alike. This unabridged edition features all the material that was originally published in two volumes in 1885 and 1886, including maps, illustrations, and the text of Grant's July 1865 report to Washington on the state of the armies under his command.

ULYSSES SIMPSON GRANT (1822-1885) was the eighteenth president of the United States and the Union general who led the North to victory in the Civil War. His memoir, written out of financial need after a failed business venture, has been hailed as some of the greatest works of its kind. Aside from his military victories, Grant presided over the controversial Reconstruction process in the South.