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Ulysses S. Grant: Triumph over Adversity, 1822-1865

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by Brooks D. Simpson
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Ulysses S. Grant: Triumph over Adversity, 1822-1865 by Brooks D. Simpson

Many modern historians have painted Ulysses S. Grant as a butcher, a drunk, and a failure as president. Others have argued the exact opposite and portray him with saintlike levels of ethic and intellect. In Ulysses S. Grant: Triumph over Adversity 1822-1865, historian Brooks D. Simpson takes neither approach, recognizing Grant as a complex and human figure with human faults, strengths, and motivations. Simpson offers a balanced and complete study of Grant from birth to the end of the Civil War, with particular emphasis on his military career and family life and the struggles he overcame in his unlikely rise from unremarkable beginnings to his later fame as commander of the Union Army. Chosen as a New York Times Notable Book upon its original publication, Ulysses S. Grant is a readable, thoroughly researched portrait that sheds light on this controversial figure.

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Pages: 560
Size: 2.7 MB
Publisher: Zenith Press
Date published:   2014
ISBN: 9781627885461 (DRM-EPUB)

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