By Ulysses Simpson Grant
Following the battle and scandal-ridden phrases as President of the U.S., furnish back fell on demanding instances after involvement in a few disastrous company dealings. struggling with terminal melanoma, he was hoping to safe his family’s monetary destiny — not less than partially — via publishing his memoirs. That outstanding paintings — thought of through many professionals top-of-the-line army memoirs ever written — is reprinted right here, whole and unabridged.
Concentrating totally on Civil battle army campaigns, Grant’s firsthand bills of these campaigns provide scholars and historians an incomparable vantage aspect at the clash. There also are first-class observations of the Mexican conflict and glimpses of Grant’s own lifestyles — boyhood, the years at West element, his marriage to Julia Dent, and extra. all through, supply screens a peaceful detachment, generosity, integrity, and intelligence which are deeply moving.
The current quantity reproduces the unabridged textual content, long Appendix and all illustrations from the unique two-volume version released in 1885-86. The paintings is additional superior by means of the addition of ancient photos by means of famed Civil conflict photographer Mathew Brady and others.
In this cheaply priced unabridged variation, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant might be eagerly welcomed by means of scholars of yank historical past and the legions of army lovers and Civil battle buffs.