Grant's Final Victory: Ulysses S. Grant's Heroic Last Year by Charles Bracelen Flood.

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04-30-2016

(Photo: ‪Former President Ulysses S. Grant and his family moved to the Grant Cottage from New York City in the summer of 1885. Grant had been diagnosed with throat cancer.)

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Grant's Final Victory: Ulysses S. Grant's Heroic Last Year by Charles Bracelen Flood.

William C. Davis, author of Battle at Bull Run “In a fitting companion to his classic Lee: The Last Years, Charles Bracelen Flood’s Grant's Final Victory provides a moving account of a hero's last heroic deeds struggling against financial disaster to provide for his family, and battling cancer to complete what would become one of the greatest memoirs ever written by an American. Crippled by pain, unable to speak, his last chapters written almost in a scrawl, the general who saved the Union demonstrated once again his power of command, just as Flood has shown once more his mastery of narrating the most poignant and inspiring moments of our past.”

Harold Holzer, author of Lincoln at Cooper Union and chairman of the Lincoln Bicentennial Foundation “Ulysses S. Grant won the war but lost both his money and his reputation in the aftermath of his checkered presidency. With consummate grace, Charles Bracelen Flood traces the old general’s resurrection, as he battled misfortune and disease to complete his peerless memoir and secure his family’s future. They say heroes have no second act, but Grant did, and Flood recalls his fall and rise in a gripping and elegant narrative.”

http://www.amazon.com/Grants-Final-Victory-Ulysses-Heroic/dp/0306821516/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1462073794&sr=1-2&keywords=flood+grant

May 01, 2016, 03:38 AM
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