Ulysses S. Grant (1822 – 1885) was the most famous Union general of the Civil War and later became president of the United States. Upon learning that he had terminal cancer in the 1880’s, Grant decided to write his personal memoirs to help provide for his family when he was gone. Mark Twain published the memoirs which sold very well, and provided Grant’s family with almost $500,000.
Grant’s memoirs is considered to be the best of the Civil War and one of the best personal memoirs ever written. The memoirs give a comprehensive description of the actions of both sides of the fighting.
This version of Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant includes a table of contents and the original illustrations from the book.
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This very personal book covers the early history of Grant’s family, his West Point years, his experiences during the Mexican War and takes us right through to the end of the Civil War, with his meeting General Robert E.Feb 16 2011 | Read Full Review of Personal Memoirs of U.S. Gran...
Within a year, Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant had made publishing history, becoming one ofthe best-selling books of all time.Aug 11 2001 | Read Full Review of Personal Memoirs of U.S. Gran...
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