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Ulysses S. Grant by Walter Allen

The Riverside Biographical Series

NUMBER 7

ULYSSES S. GRANT

BY

WALTER ALLEN

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The Riverside Biographical Series

ANDREW JACKSON, by W. G. BROWN JAMES B. EADS, by LOUIS HOW BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, by PAUL E. MORE PETER COOPER, by R. W. RAYMOND THOMAS JEFFERSON, by H. C. MERWIN WILLIAM PENN, by GEORGE HODGES GENERAL GRANT, by WALTER ALLEN. MERIWETHER LEWIS AND WILLIAM CLARK, by WILLIAM R. LIGHTON. JOHN MARSHALL, by JAMES B. THAYER.

Each about 100 pages, 16mo, with photogravure portrait, 75 cents; _School Edition_, 50 cents, _net_

HOUGHTON, MIFFLIN & CO.

BOSTON AND NEW YORK

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[Illustration: U. S. Grant]

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ULYSSES S. GRANT

BY

WALTER ALLEN

[Illustration: Publisher's logo]

BOSTON AND NEW YORK

HOUGHTON, MIFFLIN AND COMPANY

The Riverside Press, Cambridge

1901

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COPYRIGHT, 1901, BY WALTER ALLEN

ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

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CONTENTS

CHAP. PAGE

I. OUR NATIONAL MILITARY HERO 1

II. HIS ANCESTRY 5

III. THE PERIOD OF YOUTH 11

IV. HIS LIFEWORK APPOINTED 18

V. LOVE AND WAR 26

VI. YEARS OF DORMANT POWER 34

VII. THE SUMMONS OF PATRIOTISM 42

VIII. FROM SPRINGFIELD TO FORT DONELSON 46

IX. SHILOH, CORINTH, IUKA 57

X. VICKSBURG 65

XI. NEW RESPONSIBILITIES--CHATTANOOGA 77

XII. LIEUTENANT-GENERAL, COMMANDER OF ALL THE ARMIES 85

XIII. THE WILDERNESS AND SPOTTSYLVANIA 95

XIV. FROM SPOTTSYLVANIA TO RICHMOND 104

XV. IN WASHINGTON AMONG POLITICIANS 114


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