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Ulysses S. Grant

Head of State (27-Apr-1822 — 23-Jul-1885)


Edward H. Bonekemper. A Victor, Not a Butcher: Ulysses S. Grant's Overlooked Military Genius. Regnery Publishing. 2004. 456pp.

H. W. Brands. The Man Who Saved the Union: Ulysses Grant in War and Peace. New York: Doubleday. 2012. 718pp.

Charles Bracelen Flood. Grant and Sherman: The Friendship that Won the Civil War. Macmillan. 2005. 460pp.

Charles Bracelen Flood. Grant's Final Victory: Ulysses S. Grant's Heroic Last Year. Da Capo Press. 2011. 288pp.

Ulysses S. Grant. Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant. New York: Charles L. Webster & Co.. 1885-86. (2 vols.) 584pp. + 647pp.

Michael Korda. Ulysses S. Grant: The Unlikely Hero. Scranton, PA: HarperCollins. 2004. 161pp.

Edward G. Longacre. General Ulysses S. Grant: The Soldier and the Man. Da Capo Press. 2006. 338pp.

Harry J. Maihafer. The General and the Journalists: Ulysses S. Grant, Horace Greeley, and Charles Dana. Dulles, VA: Brassey's. 1998. 315pp.

William S. McFeely. Grant: A Biography. New York: W. W. Norton. 1981. 592pp.

John Mosier. Ulysses S. Grant: A Biography. New York: Palgrave. 2006. 193pp.

Robin Neillands. Grant: The Man Who Won the Civil War. London: Weidenfeld Military. 2004.

Brooks D. Simpson. Let Us Have Peace: Ulysses S. Grant and the Politics of War and Reconstruction, 1861-1868. University of North Carolina Press. 1991.

Brooks D. Simpson. Ulysses S. Grant: Triumph over Adversity, 1822-1865. Boston: Houghton Mifflin. 2000. 533pp.

Jean Edward Smith. Grant. New York: Simon & Schuster. 2001. 781pp.

George Walsh. "Whip the Rebellion": Ulysses S. Grant's Rise to Command. Macmillan. 2005. 480pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  6. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.468)

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.618)

  8. Webster's American Biographies (p.422)

  9. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.294)

  10. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.421)

  11. The MacMillan Dictionary of Military Biography (pp.133-36)

  12. Harper Encyclopedia of Military Biography (p.291)

  13. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.287)

  14. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.212)

  15. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.257)

  16. Who's Who in Modern History, 1860-1980 (p.144)

  17. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (pp.361-63)

  18. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.173)

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