Ulysses S. Grant by Robert P. Broadwater
A Biography (Greenwood Biographies)

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Ulysses S. Grant: A Biography takes an in-depth look at one of the most well-known figures to emerge from the American Civil War, the famed Union commander and 18th President of the United States who has become an iconic part of our nation's history.||The book provides a balanced overview that encompasses all the major events of Grant's life as well as his ancestry, portraying him as a common man who endured defeats and setbacks instead of a flawless noble hero. It accurately chronicles his life as it took place and tells a story of perseverance that illuminates Grant's successes as a testimony to determination and pluck rather than the result of luck or raw talent. This work will be especially helpful to high school and college-age audiences, and can be enjoyed by anyone interested in the Civil War period.
 

About Robert P. Broadwater

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Broadwater is the author of six books and over seventy magazine articles dealing with the civil War, as well as writing a regular column on Civil War collectibles. He is a member of Descendants of Civil War Veterans and sons of Confederate Veterans and was a thirteen-year veteran of Civil War reenactments.
 
Published April 6, 2012 by Greenwood. 209 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, War. Non-fiction

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