3 edition of Ulysses S. Grant found in the catalog.
|Statement||address by Hon, Louis A. Coolidge, before the Middlesex club, Boston, April 27, 1917.|
|Contributions||Middlesex club, Boston. [from old catalog]|
|LC Classifications||E672 .C742|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||24|
|LC Control Number||18004022|
In its essence, the book is a record of what Grant saw when he looked back on things from his deathbed, and apparently what he saw was Ulysses S. Grant book good. Coolidge: Writing was not his trade, but it was astonishing how he could make a story of human interest as easily as he had written military orders. Although a man of scrupulous honesty, Grant as President accepted handsome presents from admirers. The final chapter, "Conclusion," is a reflection on the war and its effects, the actions of foreign countries during it, and the reconciliation of North and South. Sherman remarked that, although he had known Grant for decades, "to me he is a mystery, and I believe he is a mystery to himself.
Grant sought to deliver his moral, political, economic and social argument for waging the war against the South in his Personal Memoirs. Grant told the Century editors that he would write the book after all. Grant wrote out magnanimous terms of surrender that would prevent treason trials. I thought so at the time…only I had not moral courage enough to resign.
The evidence consists of countless stories in which Grant asked that his wine glass be turned Ulysses S. Grant book down at dinner. When he was elected, the American people hoped for an end to turmoil. His expertise as a writer does not surprise me, for I have read hundreds of his letters and know too well his style and flawless effort at turning a phrase. There is no doubt that it is the greatest book ever written by a former U. All his life he has been struggling to get his story out, to get his life laid out before himself and before the world.
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Grant was the 18th President of the United States. His first articles were terse and unexciting.
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He remarked that he remembered me very well in the old army; and I told him that as a matter of course I remembered him perfectly, but from the difference in our rank and years there being about sixteen years' difference in our agesI had thought it very likely that I had not attracted his Ulysses S.
Grant book sufficiently to be remembered by him after such a long interval. His fame as a war hero propelled him into the White House where his presidency was marred by scandals.
After dismissing one tale, Grant wrote "Like many other stories, it would be very good if it were only true. InTwain, still an unknown journalist, traveled to Washington D. His father, Jesse, never stopped Ulysses S. Grant book Ulysses, whether making him work in a tannery as a boy a stomach-turning job for him or using the Grant presidency as a marketing gimmick for his business.
The book points out that Grant also went to Ulysses S. Grant book synagogue dedication and sat through a lot of talk in Hebrew. This makes it a very moving account. Later he had various posts on the west coast. He signed a bill to create the Department of Justice.
Looking to Congress for direction, he seemed bewildered. His drinking — notorious in his lifetime — dominates his legacy, while his achievements as a soldier and as a politician have been dismissed. F Ulysses S. He wrote as he talked, simple, unadorned, manly. As with all memoirs, Grant's was at its best as a revelation of the way he remembered the events of his tumultuous life and the feelings they evoked in him as death drew near.
Grant's memoirs were a runaway success Grant finally finished the ,word manuscript in mid-July However, Grant felt this was a harsh evaluation and sought to improve the public opinion of himself and defend the fact he believed he was a simple and fair man.
After the war, Grant was portrayed as a ruthless leader who stopped at nothing to make sure the South was destroyed.
Out of the army, out of office, and out of favor--that was his life now. Twain was astonished when he discovered that Grant had produced a considerably longer book than he had contracted to write, but Grant had always tried to give more than was expected of him.Oct 23, · AMERICAN ULYSSES A Life of Ulysses S.
Grant By Ronald C. White Illustrated. pp. Random House. $ Gore Vidal did not expect Ulysses S. Ulysses S Grant. Ulysses S. Grant was a successful military general and the eighteenth President of the United States.
A graduate of the prestigious West Point military academy, Grant served in both the Mexican-American War () and the American Civil War (), in which he was appointed commander of the Union Army. Oct 10, · “Grant” is yet another book (like last year’s “American Ulysses,” by Ronald C.
White) that means to correct what used to be the conventional wisdom about Grant: that he was an inspired.Dec 03, pdf Two of the most famous Americans of the 19 century, Mark Twain and Ulysses S.
Grant’s formed a surprising friendship. On paper, the outgoing, personable author and .Ulysses S. Grant: Memoirs and Selected Letters (LOA #50) (Library of America Civil War Memoirs Collection Book 1) Oct 1, by Ulysses S.
Grant, Mary D. McFeely, William S. McFeely Kindle Edition. $ $ 17 Hardcover. $Chernow’s is by far the most detailed and documented. I ebook always enjoyed Chernow’s biographies even if they are very long. Chernow always presents a rich sensitive portrait of his topic, in this case, Ulysses S. Grant.
The book is well written and meticulously researched/5(K).