Ulysses S. Grant

Defeat into victory: Grant after the battle of Cold Harbor, June 1864

A vast biography of General Grant questions received opinions, while a new edition of his memoirs confirms their historic status.

Louis C. Kleber profiles the Democratic candidate for the Presidency in 1872; a self-made man who combined lofty ideals with many eccentric prejudices.

In the last days of his life, explains William S. McFeely, Ulysses S. Grant, Civil War General and twice President of the United States, sat on the porch of his home at Mount McGregor writing the story of his life.