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The rise of U.S. Grant

Arthur Latham Conger

The rise of U.S. Grant

by Arthur Latham Conger

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Published by The Century Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grant, Ulysses S. 1822-1885

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby A.L. Conger; illustrated with photographs and maps.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE672 .C734
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi p., 1 l., 390 p.
    Number of Pages390
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6757475M
    LC Control Number31011471
    OCLC/WorldCa383570

      This installment of my series on leadership and success is largely based on my Amazon article, “Bloody Shiloh and the Rise of U.S. Grant.” It would be difficult to find a more nondescript beginning to success than that of U.S. Grant, who rose from several failures in civilian life to become General of the Army on behalf of all Union forces during the Civil War .   The Non-Monotonic Rise of U. S. Grant 5 May | by rmax – See all my reviews Grant was born in the Ohio River valley to a stern and pecuniary father who managed .

    Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Rise of U.S. Grant by Arthus L. Conger First Printing Hardcover Book at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!End date:   u. s. grant. mount macgregor, new york, july 1, contents preface ii volume i 1 1 ancestry{birth{boyhood 2 2 west point{graduation 9 3 army life 15 4 corpus christie 22 5 trip to austin 28 6 advance of the army 33 7 the mexican war 37 .

      General (ret.) David H. Petraeus and Dr. Ron White, author of the New York Times bestseller A. Lincoln and the recently published American Ulysses, an epic new biography of U. S. Grant, discuss. Grant also was notably wise in supporting good commanders, especially Sheridan, William T. Sherman, and George H. Thomas. Made a full general in , he was the first U.S. citizen to hold that rank. Presidency Grant at first seemed to favor the Reconstruction policy of President Andrew Johnson.


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The Rise of U. Grant focuses on the widely ignored first two years of his career in the West. Colonel Conger eschewed the general's justly acclaimed but inaccurate memoirs, relying instead on contemporaneous messages, dispatches, and reports undimmed by time and undistorted by later by: 3.

The Rise Of U.s. Grant book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. When Fort Sumter fell inUlysses S.

Grant () was an /5. The Papers of Ulysses S. Grant: October 1, January 7, - Vol. 3 By Ulysses S. Grant; John Y. Simon Southern Illinois University Press, PS PRIMARY SOURCE A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic.

The author, Joan Waugh, not only outlines Grant's life, she also critically examines how historical revisionism, mainly from pro southerner historians who continued to fight the civil war long after it was over, changed the truth about Grant's record in winning the civil war as well as distorting his Presidency and personal character.4/5.

Charles C. Calhoun’s The Presidency of Ulysses S. Grant is the only comprehensive study of the Grant administration to be published since the s. Calhoun, a distinguished political historian, was determined to rectify this gap, remarking wryly that, “most historical writing magnified its blemishes and slighted its achievements.”.

Grant is a towering and sometimes controversial figure. Here he tells the story of his rise to command of the northern armies of the civil war, giving his own judgements and justifications of his s:   Ron Chernow, who made Alexander Hamilton a household name, has a new book out on Ulysses S.

Grant that instantly became a bestseller. That shouldn’t be surprising. Grant is a fascinating character. Grant’s book, never out of print and viewed as an American masterpiece, was a last-ditch effort to ensure his family’s financial security after he.

William S. McFeely won the Pulitzer Prize for his critical biography that credited Grant's initial efforts on civil rights, but emphasized the failure of Grant's presidency to achieve lasting progress and concluded that "he did not rise above limited talents or inspire others to do so in ways that make his administration a credit to American politics.".

According to Richard White’s dreadful tome The Republic for Which It Stands: The United States during Reconstruction and the Gilded Age, –, Grant’s “financial and economic policies. The rise of U.S. Grant, (Book, ) [] Get this from a library.

The rise of U.S. Grant. [A L Conger; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of. Title: The Rise of U. Grant Author Name: A. Conger Categories: Civil War, Edition: Stated First Printing Publisher: New York, The Century Co.: Binding.

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No eBook available. AbeBooks; Amazon The Rise Of U.s. Grant Colonel Arthur L. Conger No preview available. Ulysses Grant () commanded the victorious Union army during the American Civil War () and served as the 18th U.S.

president from to Grant became a part of popular culture in s America. Author F. Scott Fitzgerald made a lightly disguised reference to Grant in The Great Gatsby. Tom Buchanan was reading a book called The Rise of the Colored Empires by "this man Goddard", a combination of Grant and his colleague Lothrop Stoddard.

New York Times Book Review 10 Best Books of Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Chernow returns with a sweeping and dramatic portrait of one of our most compelling generals and presidents, Ulysses S. Grant. Ulysses S.

Grant's life has typically been misunderstood. Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Conger, A.L. (Arthur Latham), Rise of U.S. Grant. Freeport, N.Y., Books for. Univ of North Carolina Press, - Biography & Autobiography - pages 3 Reviews At the time of his death, Ulysses S.

Grant was the most famous person in America, considered by most /5(3). There is a vast trove of Civil War histories assessing the wartime reputation of Ulysses S. Grant.¹ The story of a humble, loyal, patriotic soldier rising from obscurity to eminence as the relentless military commander who became the hero of the Union remains one of the most compelling in American history.

Grant's Personal Memoirs () are considered a classic of American literature. There is no doubt that it is the greatest book ever written by a former U. President. As the primary first-person narrative of the Civil War, it has been scrutinized, celebrated and.

When Hiram Ulysses Grant was born, his home state of Ohio was the "far West." Soon after Grant's birth, his father, Jesse R. Grant, moved the family to nearby Georgetown, where he opened a tannery.

Growing up, Grant found that he hated the tannery business, but also found that he had a unique ability to work with horses.Ulysses S. Grant - Ulysses S.

Grant - Grant’s presidency: Grant entered the White House on March 4,politically inexperienced and, at the youngest man theretofore elected president.

His appointments to office were uneven in quality but sometimes refreshing. Notably, Grant named Ely S. Parker, a Seneca Indian who had served with him as a staff officer.

Ulysses S. Grant: A Child's Biography. This biography of Ulysses S. Grant for young children was excerpted from Mary Stoyell Stimpson's book, A Child's Book of American Biography (). Add over one hundred years to Ms. Stimpson's time reference when you read it with your children. You might also enjoy reading Robert E.

Lee: A Child's Biography.