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Grant of Appomattox

Brooks, William E.

Grant of Appomattox

a study of the man

by Brooks, William E.

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by The Bobbs-Merrill Company in Indianapolis, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grant, Ulysses S. 1822-1885

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby William E. Brooks ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE672 .B872
    The Physical Object
    Pagination347 p. incl. front. (port.) illus. (maps)
    Number of Pages347
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6440379M
    ISBN 100837157765
    LC Control Number42023508
    OCLC/WorldCa710226

    A study of how a man turned ""the common stuff of him to such uncommon uses"". Brooks traces Grant's family background, his early years, his work in the tanyard, West Point, the Mexican War, his marriage, his drinking, his resignation, and the stigma of failure (which this biographer discounts). Then the Civil War and the chance for the man to prove his destiny, in spite of obstacles, dark days. In her book, she discusses the surrender of Confederate General Robert E. Lee to Union General Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House on April 9th, , and details what she contends are the.

    A Place Called Appomattox, by William Marvel, University of North Carolina Press, pages, $ The history industry is replete with scholars hawking Revisionism is the engine that keeps the history presses rolling, and in past years William Marvel has made a fair dollar–and inspired a good amount of indignation–by riding the Author: Historynet Staff.   Three decades later “If Grant Had Been Drinking at Appomattox” enjoyed a second life when it was included in the hit revue A Thurber Carnival. Virtually every review proclaimed it as one of the show’s highlights. During an interview, a reporter admitted to Thurber that “the Grant skit” was one of her favorite parts of the show.

    The Original Draft of Grant’s Surrender Terms at Appomattox. By Rebecca Onion. Ap PM. Parker was present at the surrender and provided Grant with a manifold book (a cousin Author: Rebecca Onion. Lookup People, Phone Numbers, Addresses & More in Appomattox, VA. Whitepages is the largest and most trusted online phone book and directory. We use cookies on this site to enhance the visitor experience. By using this site, you agree to this use. Learn more. Got It × We use cookies on this site to enhance the visitor experience.


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Lee and Grant at Appomattox book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. From a Pulitzer Prize winner comes the story of an unfor /5. Some have accused the book of displaying a bias towards General Lee and presenting an inaccurate portrayal of General Grant.

References to history. The Appomattox Grant of Appomattox book House was the site of the actual surrender of General Lee to General Grant in The story Author: MacKinlay Kantor. This is a marvelous book, the account of the time and day of the surrender of Robert E.

Lee and his Army of Virginia to General U.S. Grant. I was simply amazed at the gracious attitude of General Grant and the magnanimous spirit he showed toward his erstwhile greatest enemy/5(4).

General Lee leaves the McLean House after the Surrender Meeting with Gen. Grant. Keith Rocco. The next day, April 10 th, a second meeting of six officers, three Confederate and three Union, would convene in the McLean purpose of this "commissioners' meeting" was to hammer out the details of the formal surrender ceremony and to define who was subject to the surrender.

A summary of On to Appomattox in 's Ulysses S. Grant. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of Ulysses S. Grant and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans. Ulysses S. Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant; Ap – J ) was an American soldier and politician who served as the 18th president of the United States from to Before his presidency, Grant led the Union Army as Commanding General of the United States Army in winning the American Civil president, Grant worked with the Radical Republicans in the Preceded by: Andrew Johnson.

--James E. Sefton, Civil War Book Review "Elizabeth Varon successfully argues in her groundbreaking book that the seeds for the post-Civil War world started before the ink had dried on the surrender agreement signed by Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee at Appomattox Court House Cited by: 6.

New York Times Book Review 10 Best Books of Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Chernow returns with a sweeping and dramatic portrait of one of our most compelling generals and presidents, Ulysses S.

Grant. Ulysses S. Grant's life has typically been misunderstood/5(23). Messages were soon exchanged and Lee and Grant agreed to meet at the Wilmer McLean home at Appomattox Courthouse that afternoon.

There, the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia was signed. Three days later, a formal ceremony marked the disbanding of Lee's army and the parole of his men, ending the war in Virginia.

william e. brooks. 'grant of appomattox'. a study of the man. he is the author of lee of virginia. it is more than a biography. first edition. copyright,the bobbs-merrill company. it has its dust jacket. the book is approx.

6 by 9 with pages. there are a few maps in text. the dust jacket has a few tears all around the edges. the Seller Rating: % positive. The Appomattox Court House, located in Virginia, is where Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered to Gen. Ulysses S. Grant in Aprilbringing an end to the Civil War.

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Item specifics. Seller Notes:Seller Rating: % positive. MacKinlay Kantor's book for young readers captures all the emotions and drama of those few days in April Lee's mingled sorrow and relief, Grant's generosity toward his late opponent and the nearly starving Confederate soldiers; and the two commanders' negotiation of surrender terms intended to help heal the wounds of more than four years 5/5(2).

Appomattox Victory, Defeat, and Freedom at the End of the Civil War (Book): Varon, Elizabeth R.: "Lee's surrender to Grant at Appomattox Court House evokes a highly gratifying image in the popular mind-it was, many believe, a moment that transcended politics, a moment of healing, a moment of patriotism untainted by ideology.

But as Elizabeth Varon reveals in this vividly narrated. Appomattox Campaign describes as a series American Civil War battles fought from March 29 to Aril 9, which resulted in Victory with the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia.

American Civil War is a major event in terms of history, government and war. It is the history that shaped today’s world. To get to know about the Appomattox Campaign, there are several books, which gives the. Lee and Grant at Appomattox. by James J. Geary April 9, Reading: The following is from the last four paragraphs of the book, A Stillness at Appomattox.

- - - One of Ord's soldiers wrote that the army should have gone wild with joy, then and there; and yet, he said somehow they did not.

Later there would be frenzied cheering and crying. Written by Ulysses S. Grant, Wesley Merritt, John Gibbon, Charles Marshall, E. Alexander, James Longstreet, Phil Sheridan, Audiobook narrated by Andrew Mulcare.

Sign-in to download and listen to this audiobook today. First time visiting Audible. Get this book free when you sign up for a day Trial. Grant played a key role in post-Civil War politics, battling Andrew Johnson in order to uphold the terms of surrender he’d negotiated with Robert E.

Lee at Appomattox. Later, Grant came to believe Lee harbored a fantasy that his “defeated cause would rise anew.” (Lee, Chernow tells us, testified in Congress against suffrage for former slaves.

If You Like Appomattox Books, You’ll Love House of Winslow; Wakefield Dynasty; American Century; Appomattox Saga Synopses: In A Covenant of Love by Gilbert Morris (book 1 of the Appomattox Saga series), Clay and Gideon Rocklin must work out not only their political differences, but moreso their love for the same woman.

Gate of His Enemies by Gilbert Morris is book 2 in the Appomattox Saga. Buy a cheap copy of Lee and Grant At Appomattox book by MacKinlay Kantor. From a Pulitzer Prize winner comes the story of an unforgettable moment in American history: the historic meeting between General Robert E.

Lee and General Ulysses Free shipping over $Cited by: 1. Appomattox. Appomattox begins with an brief biographical overview of Gen. Grant and Gen. Lee. The two came from very different backgrounds – Lee from a prominent family and Grant from a working-class setting.

Lee was born on a Virginian plantation while Grant was .Lee and Grant at Appomattox is an historical fiction children’s novel by MacKinlay Kantor. It was originally published in by Random House, and later published in paperback by Sterling Point Books.

Contents[show] Plot summary The plot of Lee and Grant at Appomattox is centralized around the surrender of the Confederate States of America to Union soldiers.

In specific, it portrays the ISBN: (Sterling Point paperback edition).User Review - Flag as inappropriate This book has been helpful with tracing my family's surname: Flood. I found out who and where my family was enslaved. This book gives me insight of the daily look and feel of this town (mid to late s), and what my ancestors had to serve and ultimately help thrive for s: 5.