Personal Memoirs

Personal Memoirs

Paperback Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading

By (author) Ulysses S. Grant, Introduction by Rod Paschall

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  • Publisher: Barnes & Noble Inc
  • Format: Paperback | 864 pages
  • Dimensions: 140mm x 208mm x 46mm | 839g
  • Publication date: 27 December 2012
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0760749906
  • ISBN 13: 9780760749906
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations, maps
  • Sales rank: 881,495

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After three deadly years of fighting, President Abraham Lincoln had seen a little progress in the West against the Confederacy, but in the main theater of operations, Virginia, the lines were almost exactly where they had been when the American Civil War started. The war was at a stalemate with northern public support rapidly fading. Then, Lincoln summoned General Ulysses S. Grant, victor of the Vicksburg campaign, to come East. In little over a year, America's most catastrophic armed conflict ended, the Union was preserved, and slavery was abolished. This book details how these triumphs were achieved and in the telling earned international acclaim as a superb example of an English-language personal chronicle.

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