The Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant [Illustrated – 2 volumes in one] by General Ulysses S. Grant

The Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant [Illustrated – 2 volumes in one]

byGeneral Ulysses S. Grant

Kobo ebook | February 18, 2013

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Includes Civil War Map and Illustrations Pack – 224 battle plans, campaign maps and detailed analyses of actions spanning the entire period of hostilities.
Few military memoirs have had the impact of those of General Grant, a best-seller on publication, considered a classic ever since both but military and literary critics. Mark Twain reflected that he "had been comparing the memoirs with Caesar's Commentaries... I was able to say in all Apologetic forms that the same high merits distinguished both books - clarity of statement, directness, simplicity, manifest truthfulness, fairness and justice toward friend and foe alike and avoidance of flowery speech. General Grant was just a man, just a human being, just an author...The fact remains and cannot be dislodged that General Grant's book is a great, unique and unapproachable literary masterpiece. There is no higher literature than these modest, simple Memoirs. Their style is at least flawless, and no man can improve upon it."
Highly recommended.
Author — General Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885)
Text taken, whole and complete, from the edition published in 1885-86, New York, C.L. Webster & Co.

Title:The Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant [Illustrated – 2 volumes in one]Format:Kobo ebookPublished:February 18, 2013Publisher:Golden Springs PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1908902760

ISBN - 13:9781908902764

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