Logo

The Generalship of Ulysses S. Grant

Large book cover: The Generalship of Ulysses S. Grant

The Generalship of Ulysses S. Grant
by

Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Company
ISBN/ASIN: 0306804506
Number of pages: 502

Description:
The paucity of source material utilized by General Fuller is more than offset by the lucidity of his commentary, and his keen insight into the military mind and psyche. Grant, the man, appears to have been a hobby of Fuller's, and while there are better analyses of the details of Grant's campaigns and battles, the reader leaves this book with a sense of knowing and understanding Grant, and believing that Grant's personality was the critical factor in the Union's 1864-1865 Virginia compaigns. The assessment of U.S. Grant is Fuller's personal assessment, nevertheless, when this reader finished the book he hoped Fuller was right. Essential Civil War reading. There's also some interesting commentary on the theory of military strategy and tactics.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(multiple formats)

Similar books

Book cover: Mayflower: A History From Beginning to EndMayflower: A History From Beginning to End
- Hourly History
The story of the Mayflower is one of adventure, courage, and destiny. The Mayflower was the ship that launched a nation. She left from England in September of 1620, carrying 102 English Separatists to a new life, one that came with the freedom ...
(6199 views)
Book cover: Prehistoric AmericaPrehistoric America
by - American Antiquarian Office
It is very interesting to get a view of a condition of things which once existed, but will never be seen again. It was a stage of society so unique and so purely aboriginal, that it would seem that every American citizen should know about it.
(7646 views)
Book cover: The Loss of the S.S. Titanic: Its Story and Its LessonsThe Loss of the S.S. Titanic: Its Story and Its Lessons
by - Houghton Mifflin
Lawrence Beesley boarded the Titanic to go for a holiday in the States. His account of the epic disaster is widely regarded as one of the fairest and most comprehensive of its kind. Full of nautical detail and written with a hair-raising clarity.
(15947 views)
Book cover: The Collected Works of Abraham LincolnThe Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln
by - The Abraham Lincoln Association
Abraham Lincoln was the sixteenth President of the United States, serving from 1861 until his assassination. This immense collection includes Lincoln's speeches, letters, and telegrams. It provides a vivid picture of history as lived day-to-day.
(16197 views)