The Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant, Part 3

Wilderness Campaign, Appomattox, Death of Lincoln (Unabr.)
Letto da: Peter Johnson
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In his own captivating words, General Ulysses S. Grant describes the Wilderness Campaign, the almost anti-climactic surrender of General Robert E. Lee at Appomattox, and the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. His depiction of the most crucial and hardest-fought battles of the Civil War, the near-disasters, and the bloody triumphs reveals a highly intelligent, profound, thinking man. Grant wrote his memoirs as he lay dying of cancer and completed the manuscript only a week before his death.
Public Domain (P)1999 Recorded Books, LLC

"The best [memoirs] of any general's since Caesar." (Mark Twain, publisher of The Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant)

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  • B. Weaver
  • 24/01/2019

Excellent Reading of One of the Most Important Books in US History

Peter Johnson’s Reading of The Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant is second to none. Truthfully, my only complaints are that it was divided into three parts, each requiring a separate purchase when it could easily have been condensed to a single work (even the original printed book was published in only two volumes) and that the recording is divided into “chapters” (more correctly “tracks”) based apparently on length, as they do not correspond at all to the actual chapters as Grant wrote them. Otherwise, it is thoroughly enjoyable.

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  • Joseph Carlton
  • 02/07/2020

Wonderful

given the current state of our country The clash of cultures in many other unfortunate things that we are still struggling with this memoir by Ulysses s Grant is perfect. is inspiring it is educational it is concise and well-written. considering that he was riding this at the very very end of his life the way in which he writes the stories that he tells about such a time of formation in our country's existence is simply important. and that importance cannot be overstated