Memoirs of the Union's Three Great Civil War Generals

Memoirs of the Union's Three Great Civil War Generals

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Memoirs of the Union's Three Great Civil War Generals by David Widger

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The Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant -- The Memoirs of William T. Sherman -- The Memoirs of Philip H. Sheridan

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o, from that time until he was fifty years old, an able debater in the societies for this purpose, which were common in the West at that time. He always took an active part in politics, but was never a candidate for office, except, I believe, that he was the first Mayor of Georgetown. He supported Jackson for the Presidency; but he was a Whig, a great admirer of Henry Clay, and never voted for any other democrat for high office after Jackson.

My mother's family lived in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, for several generations. I have little information about her ancestors. Her family took no interest in genealogy, so that my grandfather, who died when I was sixteen years old, knew only back to his grandfather. On the other side, my father took a great interest in the subject, and in his researches, he found that there was an entailed estate in Windsor, Connecticut, belonging to the family, to which his nephew, Lawson Grant --still living--was the heir. He was so much interested in the subject that he

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Excellent book. Very informative as well as readable.
The only thing is that the amount of reading is a bit overwhelming. It probably would have been better to have been broken into three books.
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