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The Civil War Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant

Ulysses S. Grant; Edited by Brian M. Thomsen; Afterword by Thomas Fleming

Forge Books

Highlights Include:

General William Tecumseh Sherman on his infamous march through Georgia

General George B. McClellan on the battle of Antietam and the legendary lost order that should have tipped him off to Lee's plans

General George Armstrong Custer's experience of going straight from studying at West Point to the battlefield

General (CSA) James Longstreet on serving under Robert E. Lee

General (CSA) G. Moxley Sorrel on serving under James Longstreet

Major (CSA) J.S.Mosby on the South's Guerilla campaign

General (CSA) Jubal Earley's memoir of the last year of the war.

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Civil War Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant
Chapter XVIIOutbreak Of The Rebellion - Presiding At A Union Meeting -- Mustering Officer Of State Troops -- Lyon At Camp Jackson -- Services Tendered To The Government. 
The 4th of March, 1861, came, and Abraham Lincoln was sworn to maintain the Union against all its enemies. The secession of one State after another followed, until eleven had gone out. On the 11th of April Fort Sumter, a National fort in the harbor of Charleston, South Carolina, was fired upon by the Southerners and a few days after was captured. The Confederates proclaimed themselves
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  • Ulysses S. Grant; Edited by Brian M. Thomsen; Afterword by Thomas Fleming

  • Ulysses S. Grant was the commander-in-chief of the Union forces during the climactic late years of the Civil War and later served as the 18th President of the United States. He died in 1885. His remains currently reside in Grant's Tomb in New York City.

    Brian M. Thomsen is the editor of Shadows of Blue and Gray-the Civil War Writings of Ambrose Pierce, Alternate Gettysburgs, The American Fantasy Tradition, and The Man in the Arena: Selected Writings of Theodore Roosevelt. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
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