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Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant

By: Ulysses S. Grant

...PERSONAL MEMOIRS OF U. S. GRANT by U. S. Grant A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication P... ...nn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant by U. S. Grant is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer- sit... ...rris, then United States Senator from Ohio. When he read it he said to me, Ulysses, I believe you are going to receive the appoint- ment.” “What appoi... ...l- unteers, that I can think of. Of the graduates from West Point, all had citizenship elsewhere at the breaking out of the rebellion, except possibly... ... twenty-five miles away, vis- iting the planters on the Red River, and the citizens of Natchitoches and Grand Ecore. There was much pleasant intercour... ...hile a citizen of Missouri, my first opportunity for cast- ing a vote at a Presidential election occurred. I had been in the army from before attainin... ...exation of Texas, “the inevitable conflict” commenced. As the time for the Presidential election of 1856—the first at which I had the opportunity of v... ...the surrender, additional reinforcements arrived. During the siege General Sherman had been sent to Smithland, at the mouth of the Cumberland River, t... ...im a vote of thanks for the victories at Chattanooga, and voted him a gold medal for Vicksburg and Chattanooga. All such things are now in the possess...

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