Biographies & Memoirs

The Complete Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant

The Complete Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant

The memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant's are lucid, compelling, and brutally honest, a chronicle of triumph and failure, from his boyhood, to his heroics in battle, to the grinding poverty from which the Civil War ironically rescued him.

INTRODUCTION

CHAPTER ONE - ANCESTRY — BIRTH — BOYHOOD

CHAPTER TWO - WEST POINT — GRADUATION

CHAPTER THREE - ARMY LIFE — CAUSES OF THE MEXICAN WAR — CAMP SALUBRITY

CHAPTER FOUR - CORPUS CHRISTI — MEXICAN SMUGGLING — SPANISH RULE IN MEXICO —...

CHAPTER FIVE - TRIP TO AUSTIN — PROMOTION TO FULL SECOND LIEUTENANT — ARMY OF OCCUPATION

CHAPTER SIX - ADVANCE OF THE ARMY — CROSSING THE COLORADO — THE RIO GRANDE

CHAPTER SEVEN - THE MEXICAN WAR — THE BATTLE OF PALO ALTO — THE BATTLE OF...

CHAPTER EIGHT - ADVANCE ON MONTEREY — THE BLACK FORT — THE BATTLE OF MONTEREY —...

CHAPTER NINE - POLITICAL INTRIGUE — BUENA VISTA — MOVEMENT AGAINST VERA CRUZ —...

CHAPTER TEN - MARCH TO JALAPA — BATTLE OF CERRO GORDO — PEROTE — PUEBLA — SCOTT...

CHAPTER ELEVEN - ADVANCE ON THE CITY OF MEXICO — BATTLE OF CONTRERAS — ASSAULT...

CHAPTER TWELVE - PROMOTION TO FIRST LIEUTENANT — CAPTURE OF THE CITY OF MEXICO...

CHAPTER THIRTEEN - TREATY OF PEACE — MEXICAN BULL FIGHTS — REGIMENTAL...

CHAPTER FOURTEEN - RETURN OF THE ARMY — MARRIAGE — ORDERED TO THE PACIFIC COAST...

CHAPTER FIFTEEN - SAN FRANCISCO — EARLY CALIFORNIA EXPERIENCES — LIFE ON THE...

CHAPTER SIXTEEN - RESIGNATION — PRIVATE LIFE — LIFE AT GALENA — THE COMING CRISIS

CHAPTER SEVENTEEN - OUTBREAK OF THE REBELLION — PRESIDING AT A UNION MEETING —...

CHAPTER EIGHTEEN - APPOINTED COLONEL OF THE 21ST ILLINOIS — PERSONNEL OF THE...

CHAPTER NINETEEN - COMMISSIONED BRIGADIER-GENERAL — COMMAND AT IRONTON, MO. —...

CHAPTER TWENTY - GENERAL FREMONT IN COMMAND — MOVEMENT AGAINST BELMONT — BATTLE...

CHAPTER TWENTY ONE - GENERAL HALLECK IN COMMAND — COMMANDING THE DISTRICT OF...

CHAPTER TWENTY TWO - INVESTMENT OF FORT DONELSON — THE NAVAL OPERATIONS —...

CHAPTER TWENTY THREE - PROMOTED MAJOR-GENERAL OF VOLUNTEERS — UNOCCUPIED...

CHAPTER TWENTY FOUR - THE ARMY AT PITTSBURG LANDING — INJURED BY A FALL — THE...

CHAPTER TWENTY FIVE - STRUCK BY A BULLET — PRECIPITATE RETREAT OF THE...

CHAPTER TWENTY SIX - HALLECK ASSUMES COMMAND IN THE FIELD — THE ADVANCE UPON...

CHAPTER TWENTY SEVEN - HEADQUARTERS MOVED TO MEMPHIS — ON THE ROAD TO MEMPHIS —...

CHAPTER TWENTY EIGHT - ADVANCE OF VAN DORN AND PRICE — PRICE ENTERS IUKA —...

CHAPTER TWENTY NINE - VAN DORN’S MOVEMENTS — BATTLE OF CORINTH — COMMAND OF THE...

CHAPTER THIRTY - THE CAMPAIGN AGAINST VICKSBURG — EMPLOYING THE FREEDMEN —...

CHAPTER THIRTY ONE - HEADQUARTERS MOVED TO HOLLY SPRINGS — GENERAL McCLERNAND...

CHAPTER THIRTY TWO - THE BAYOUS WEST OF THE MISSISSIPPI — CRITICISMS OF THE...

CHAPTER THIRTY THREE - ATTACK ON GRAND GULF — OPERATIONS BELOW VICKSBURG

CHAPTER THIRTY FOUR - CAPTURE OF PORT GIBSON — GRIERSON’S RAID — OCCUPATION OF...

CHAPTER THIRTY FIVE - MOVEMENT AGAINST JACKSON — FALL OF JACKSON — INTERCEPTING...

CHAPTER THIRTY SIX - BATTLE OF BLACK RIVER BRIDGE — CROSSING THE BIG BLACK —...

CHAPTER THIRTY SEVEN - SIEGE OF VICKSBURG

CHAPTER THIRTY EIGHT - JOHNSTON’S MOVEMENTS — FORTIFICATIONS AT HAINES’ BLUFF —...

CHAPTER THIRTY NINE - RETROSPECT OF THE CAMPAIGN — SHERMAN’S MOVEMENTS —...

CHAPTER FORTY - FIRST MEETING WITH SECRETARY STANTON — GENERAL ROSECRANS —...

CHAPTER FORTY ONE - ASSUMING THE COMMAND AT CHATTANOOGA — OPENING A LINE OF...

CHAPTER FORTY TWO - CONDITION OF THE ARMY — REBUILDING THE RAILROAD — GENERAL...

CHAPTER FORTY THREE - PREPARATIONS FOR BATTLE — THOMAS CARRIES THE FIRST LINE...

CHAPTER FORTY FOUR - BATTLE OF CHATTANOOGA — A GALLANT CHARGE — COMPLETE ROUT...

CHAPTER FORTY FIVE - THE RELIEF OF KNOXVILLE — HEADQUARTERS MOVED TO NASHVILLE...

CHAPTER FORTY SIX - OPERATIONS IN MISSISSIPPI — LONGSTREET IN EAST TENNESSEE —...

CHAPTER FORTY SEVEN - THE MILITARY SITUATION — PLANS FOR THE CAMPAIGN —...

CHAPTER FORTY EIGHT - COMMENCEMENT OF THE GRAND CAMPAIGN — GENERAL BUTLER’S...

CHAPTER FORTY NINE - SHERMAN’S CAMPAIGN IN GEORGIA — SEIGE OF ATLANTA — DEATH...

CHAPTER FIFTY - GRAND MOVEMENT OF THE ARMY OF THE POTOMAC — CROSSING THE...

CHAPTER FIFTY ONE - AFTER THE BATTLE — TELEGRAPH AND SIGNAL SERVICE — MOVEMENT...

CHAPTER FIFTY TWO - BATTLE OF SPOTTSYLVANIA — HANCOCK’S POSITION — ASSAULT OF...

CHAPTER FIFTY THREE - HANCOCK’S ASSAULT — LOSSES OF THE CONFEDERATES —...

CHAPTER FIFTY FOUR - MOVEMENT BY THE LEFT FLANK — BATTLE OF NORTH ANNA — AN...

CHAPTER FIFTY FIVE - ADVANCE ON COLD HARBOR — AN ANECDOTE OF THE WAR — BATTLE...

CHAPTER FIFTY SIX - LEFT FLANK MOVEMENT ACROSS THE CHICKAHOMINY AND JAMES —...

CHAPTER FIFTY SEVEN - RAID ON THE VIRGINIA CENTRAL RAILROAD — RAID ON THE...

CHAPTER FIFTY EIGHT - SHERIDAN’S ADVANCE — VISIT TO SHERIDAN — SHERIDAN’S...

CHAPTER FIFTY NINE - THE CAMPAIGN IN GEORGIA — SHERMAN’S MARCH TO THE SEA — WAR...

CHAPTER SIXTY - THE BATTLE OF FRANKLIN — THE BATTLE OF NASHVILLE

CHAPTER SIXTY ONE - EXPEDITION AGAINST FORT FISHER — ATTACK ON THE FORT —...

CHAPTER SIXTY TWO - SHERMAN’S MARCH NORTH — SHERIDAN ORDERED TO LYNCHBURG —...

CHAPTER SIXTY THREE - ARRIVAL OF THE PEACE COMMISSIONERS — LINCOLN AND THE...

CHAPTER SIXTY FOUR - INTERVIEW WITH SHERIDAN — GRAND MOVEMENT OF THE ARMY OF...

CHAPTER SIXTY FIVE - THE CAPTURE OF PETERSBURG — MEETING PRESIDENT LINCOLN IN...

CHAPTER SIXTY SIX - BATTLE OF SAILOR’S CREEK — ENGAGEMENT AT FARMVILLE —...

CHAPTER SIXTY SEVEN - NEGOTIATIONS AT APPOMATTOX — INTERVIEW WITH LEE AT...

CHAPTER SIXTY EIGHT - MORALE OF THE TWO ARMIES — RELATIVE CONDITIONS OF THE...

CHAPTER SIXTY NINE - SHERMAN AND JOHNSTON — JOHNSTON’S SURRENDER TO SHERMAN —...

CHAPTER SEVENTY - THE END OF THE WAR — THE MARCH TO WASHINGTON — ONE OF...

CONCLUSION

APPENDIX - REPORT OF LIEUTENANT-GENERAL U. S. GRANT, OF THE UNITED STATES...

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