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Ulysses S. Grant (The American Presidents)

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A graduate of the prestigious West Point military academy, Grant served in both the Mexican-American War () and the American Civil War (), in which he was appointed commander of the Union Army.

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The circle next to the answer will turn yellow. You can change your answer if you want. “Michael Korda has delivered a jewel of a short life of Ulysses S. Grant, a general deadly on the battlefield and unprepossessing off it. As a biographer Korda is Grant-like himself: unambiguous, decisive, clear.

The book is a joy to read.” --Larry McMurtry, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Lonesome Dove. “The Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant” — as the two volumes were titled when they first appeared in — has long been regarded as a classic of American autobiography and history.