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GRANT, Ulysses S
Personal memoirs of U.S. Grant.
New York: Charles L. Webster and Co., 1885-86. 1885 PROVENANCE George Meade Gettysburg 1ed Civil War Memoirs General Grant "The art of war is simple enough. Find out where your enemy is. Get at him as soon as you can. Strike him as hard as you can and keep moving on."- Ulysses S. Grant An important historical memoir of the Civil War, arguably the most important, and the best thing that Grant ever wrote. General Norman Schwartzkopf has recently called this the finest memoir of war experiences that has ever been penned. As such, it is valuable in its scope, its plain and clear analysis and language, and its broad conclusions about the conduct of the war. This copy belonged to Union General George Meade who famously defeated Confederate General Robert E. Lee at the Battle of Gettysburg during the U.S. Civil War!Item number: #12278Price: $2500GRANT, Ulysses S Personal memoirs of U.S. Grant. New York: Charles L. Webster and Co., 1885-86. First edition. Details: · Collation: Complete with all pages; 2 volumeso Pages are very brittle and break easily o Vol. I - 584, [2] 19 illustrations o Vol. II - 647, [2] 31 illustrations · Provenance: Armorial Bookplate - George Meadeo Major General George Gordon Meade (1815 - 1872) was a career United States Army officer and civil engineer best known for decisively defeating Confederate General Robert E. Lee at the Battle of Gettysburg in the American Civil War.o He previously fought with distinction in the Second Seminole War and the Mexican-American War. During the Civil War, he served as a Union general, rising … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Schilb Antiquarian [Columbia, MO, U.S.A.]

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