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ULYSSES S. GRANT: Memoirs and Selected Letters: Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant: Selected Letters, 1839-1865.
Edition: Book of the Month Club edition (same size and quality as trade edition).
New York: Library of America, (1990) dj. Hardcover - "Twenty years after Appomattox, stricken by cancer and facingfinancial ruin, Ulysses S. Grant wrote his Personal Memoirs to secure his familys future. . . Annotated and complete with detailed maps, battle plans,and facsimiles reproduced from the original edition, this volumeoffers an unparalleled vantage on the most terrible, moving,and inexhaustibly fascinating event in American history.included are 174 letters, many of them to his wife, Julia,which offer an intimate view of their affectionate and enduringmarriage." Maps and illustrations, chronology, notes. 1199 pp. ISBN: 0-940450585.
Condition: Very near fine in dark blue cloth with a ribbon marker in a like dustjacket (previous owner's name stamp.)Book ID: 79837More details Price: $20.00
MEMOIRS OF GENERAL W.T. SHERMAN.
Edition: 2nd printing.
New York: Library of America, (1990) dj. Hardcover - Memoir of one of the most controversial generals of the American Civil War. " 'War is cruelty, and you cannot refine it,' he wrote in fury to the Confederate mayor of Atlanta, and his memoir is filled with dozens of such wartime exchanges. With the propulsive energy and intelligence that marked his campaigns, Sherman describes striking incidents and anecdotes and collects dozens of his incisive and often outspoken wartime orders and reports. This complex self-portrait of an innovative and relentless American warrior provides firsthand accounts of the war's crucial events Shiloh, Vicksburg, Chattanooga, the Atlanta campaign, the marches through Georgia and the Carolinas." Maps, charts, chronology, appendix, index, notes. 1136 pp. ISBN: 0-940450658.
Condition: Very near fine in dark blue cloth with a ribbon marker in a like dustjacket (previous owner's name stamp.)Book ID: 79838More details Price: $20.00