The Man Who Saved the Union

The Man Who Saved the Union

Ulysses Grant in War and Peace

Book - 2012
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A masterful biography of the Civil War general and two-term president who saved the Union twice, on the battlefield and in the White House, holding the country together at two critical turning points in our history.
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, c2012.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780385532419
Branch Call Number: 355.0092 BRA
Characteristics: 718 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., map, ports. ; 25 cm.


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May 26, 2018

Exceptional! Grant as another indispensable man in our history. A great book that will leave you more thankful than ever for the life and service of this incredible man.

Jul 26, 2016

A good informative book on an obscure American president, from a Canadian perspective, along for the ride is pre-Civil, Civil and post- Civil War history. An interesting time. And given what is happening in the U.S. today is still prescient.

Aug 08, 2013

After reading this well written, in-depth, biography on Hiram Ulysses Grant -or as many know him, Ulysses S. Grant -I've come to appreciate what he had done for our country. After taking this journey with H.W. Brands, you'll find yourself wondering, "how come we're not taught more about U.S. Grant as children?" If you read one biography this year, make it this one!


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