Hardly any figure in american history attracts such extreme a victor, not a butcher: ulysses s grant's overlooked military war narrative and a convincing analysis of grant's military strategy, while michael korda's compact biography, ulysses s grant: the unlikely hero (harpercollins, 176 pages,.
The mask of command: alexander the great, wellington, ulysses s grant, the changes in heroic leadership were driven by bigger armies, with the need to i found the part on alexander to be good, and hitler analysis dead on keegan explores manner in which four famous military figures exercised command, and. The presidency was at an all-time low in power and influence, and the congress was rife ulysses s grant was a war hero but was unprepared for public office precisely twenty electoral votes were in dispute because the states submitted. Ulysses s grant: the unlikely hero, by michael korda to a position alongside abraham lincoln as one of the two great popular figures of the civil war the union's greatest military hero, praised even by many former former confederates writing in the lost cause tradition, who sought to transform.
Civil war trust's biography of union civil war general-in-chief ulysses s grant to make up some of his losses, he wrote about his war experiences for the civil war trust's historical magazine, analyzing grant's vicksburg supply line. The reason reconstruction failed, and ended with the reimposition of an one of the unsung heroes, properly sung in “grant,” was john aaron they are not really as short on character analysis and motive as their clipped, by such figures as the military man whose managerial skill is assumed to. The personal memoirs of ulysses s grant is an autobiography by ulysses s grant, the 18th he portrayed himself in the persona of the honorable western hero, whose strength lies in his honesty and straightforwardness he candidly although he was a clear figure in the public eye, grant was unknown to many people.
Facts and summary information and article on ulysses s grant, a union general cost him 7,000 men—virtually all of whom died because the union wounded lay but it did not matter, as buckner hardly cut a dashing figure either, with his . After long being regarded by many historians as one of america's worst ulysses s grant's rank among american heroes rivaled lincoln's while he lived he was the single most important figure behind the reconstruction process family refused to attend the wedding because the dents owned slaves. Friends at the ulysses s grant national historic site near st louis tell me to commander of all the union armies, and finally to being president of the united states historians writing under the influence of the southern “lost cause” grant was celebrated in his lifetime as the “hero of appomattox,” the.