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Ulysses S. Grant and the Period of Natural Preservation and Reconstruction

William C. Church

Ulysses S. Grant and the Period of Natural Preservation and Reconstruction

by William C. Church

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Published by Ams Pr Inc .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL10178991M
ISBN 100404582559
ISBN 109780404582555

1 print: lithograph ; sheet 26 x 37 cm. | Print shows a African American man anchored by the "tree of Liberty" extending his hand to help his former slave master drowning in a river. The man refuses the help. Ulysses Grant stands on the bank of the river a encouraging the man to accept help. The cartoon was published during Grant's presidential campaign of , and may . Grant's memoirs have always been a special treat due to his clean writing style and even-handed treatment of both his colleagues and competitors. But now with the copious footnotes provided by scholar Elizabeth Samet, this becomes one of a handful of essential books that should be read for an intelligent understanding of the Civil War/5.

1 print: wood-engraving on wove paper ; x cm. (image) | President Ulysses S. Grant and Congress turned a blind eye to the disputed election of carpetbagger William P. Kellogg as governor of Louisiana. In this scene Kellogg holds up the heart which he has just extracted from the body of the female figure of Louisiana, who is held stretched across an altar by two .   A biography, "Grant" explores the personal ups and downs of President Ulysses S. Grant. In a recent interview, White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly said that it was a " .

Ulysses S. Grant was the first four-star general in the history of the United States Army and the only president between Andrew Jackson and Woodrow Wilson to serve eight consecutive years in the White House. As general in chief, Grant revolutionized modern warfare. Rather than capture enemy territory or march on Southern cities, he concentrated on engaging and defeating the 5/5(1). Ulysses S. Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant; Ap – J ) was the 18th president of the United States (–) following his success as military commander in the American Civil War. Under Grant, the Union Army defeated Preceded by: Andrew Johnson.


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Ulysses S. Grant and the Period of Natural Preservation and Reconstruction by William C. Church Download PDF EPUB FB2

Excerpt from Ulysses S. Grant and the Period of National Preservation and Reconstruction It is natural to seek as the hero Of each historic movement some man who, more than any other, represents the spirit Of his : William Conant Church.

Ulysses S. Grant and the Period of National Preservation and Reconstruction [William Conant Church] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This Elibron Classics title is a reprint of the original edition published by G. Putnam's. Ulysses S. Grant and the Period of National Preservation and Reconstruction Hardcover – Novem Author: William Conant Church.

Ulysses S. Grant and the Period of National Preservation & Reconstruction G P Putnam's Sons; First Edition; burgundy cloth Hardcover with bright gilt titles; by William Conant Church (Author); name neatly written to ffep dated ; illustrated, fold-out maps; front hinge a little loose; handsome copy; civil war, military history.

Internet Archive BookReader Ulysses S. Grant and the period of national preservation and reconstruction. Ulysses S. Grant and the period of national preservation and reconstruction by Church, William Conant, Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson),Reconstruction (U.S.

history, ) Publisher New York [etc.] G.P. Putnam's Sons Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of Harvard University Language English. Full text of "Ulysses S. Grant and the period of national preservation and reconstruction" See other formats.

Ulysses S. Grant has always been one of my favourite Civil War-era historical figures, along with Lincoln and Sherman.

I always admired his courage and his honesty, his iron will and determination, his willingness to try unorthodox strategies, and most of all, his magnanimity to his defeated foe at Appomattox/5(). Ulysses S. Grant and The Period of National Preservation and Reconstruction by William Conant Church, Rating: % positive.

Ulysses S. Grant and Reconstruction David L. Wilson Ulysses S. Grant accepted the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia from Robert E.

Lee on April 9, The following morning Grant and Lee met alone for an hour, presumably to discuss reuniting the sundered nation. Lee's surrender doomed the Confederacy and resistance collapsed with spec.

Pulitzer Prize winning Ron Chernow presents one of the world's greatest citizens, Ulysses S. Grant, in stunning detail and eloquence. From his early days as a scrappy lower-class child, to his mid-life drunkery and business failures, to his triumphant victories in the civil war and presidency, Chernow covers it all/5(K).

Get this from a library. Ulysses S. Grant and the period of national preservation and reconstruction. [William Conant Church]. Ulysses S. Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant) was an American soldier, politician, and international statesman, who served as the eighteenth President of the United States from During the American Civil War Grant led the Union Army as its commanding general Ulysses S.

Grant is the eighteenth book in The American Presidents series – a /5. The American civil war book and Grant album, art immortelles ().pdf Ammen, Daniel. The old navy and the new ().pdf Ulysses S. Grant and the period of national preservation and reconstruction ().pdf Conger, Arthur.

The military education of Grant File Size: KB. Ulysses S. Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant, but there's a story there, as summarized in this work) was to ascend to the highest ranks in the hearts of his countrymen--from commanding general of the Union forces to President of the United States.

His rise to such positions seemed most unlikely to those who knew him in the years after the Mexican Cited by: 4. Free 2-day shipping. Buy Ulysses S. Grant and the Period of National Preservation and Reconstruction at Grant wanted the island as a site for a naval base.

Now Grant took action. He ousted reformers from his cabinet and openly sided with regulars in the Senate. Grant then embraced the spoils system, handing out positions to party regulars. By it was the regulars who supported Grant for a second term.

Ulysses S. Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant; Ap – J ) was an American soldier, politician, and international statesman who served as the 18th president of the United States from to During the American Civil War, General Grant, with President Abraham Lincoln, Preceded by: Andrew Johnson.

Ulysses S. Grant is an iconic man of US History, so it is a monumental task to take on such a figure with a biography. Brooks Simpson offers a wonderful contribution to the overall canon on Grant's life. The book, justifiably, focuses on Grant's life as a general more than his life away from leadership, although there are details on that as well/5.

Ulysses S. Grant the failure became Ulysses S. Grant the towering general, regarded to this day as one of the best military leaders of all time. In addition to military prowess, he also became known for making the most of whatever he had.

This caught the eye of President Abraham Lincoln.Ulysses S. Grant and the period of national preservation and reconstruction, (Book, ) [] Get this from a library!

Ulysses S. Grant and the period of national preservation and reconstruction.The postwar Grant is a tougher nut with a harder historical shell, and Chernow has at it with a gratifying vigor. Grant was elected more or less by acclamation inafter Andrew Johnson’s tumultuous term, and his Cabinet choices, Chernow insists, can be entirely vindicated against Adams’s ancient contempt.