GENERAL US GRANT VICKSBURG RICHMOND SLAVERY PRESIDENT
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PRESENTING FOR AUCTION: 125 YEAR OLD BIOGRAPHY OF CIVIL WAR HERO AND UNITED STATES PRESIDENT ULYSSES S. GRANT
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FROM TANNERY TO THE WHITE HOUSE: THE LIFE OF ULYSSES S. GRANT : His Boyhood, Youth, Manhood, Public and Private Life and Services, Sickness and Death William M.Thayer
1888. James H. Earle Pub. Boston. 480 pages. Hardcover. 5" x 8". Decorative-Gilt Cover. Illustrations.
The life of Civil War hero and President Ulysses S. Grant. The book chronologically follows Grant's life with an emphasis on his military career and Presidential years. Chapters on the Battle of Vicksburg and the Siege of Richmond. Enhanced with 21 black and white illustrations. Some text containing Negro dialect.
CONDITION: Good. Some edgewear. Paper is tender and age-toned. Title page is loose. Lacks three illustrations.... Note: This is a short summation of the book and its condition ..Please contact with specific questions.
CHAPTER I BALLOTING FOR A NAME. Point Pleasant—Jesse Grant's Son—General Joy—Ten Pounds and Three-quarters—The Young Couple Popular—Naming the Baby—A Difficult Problem—Visit to Grandpa Simpson's—A Scene—Discuss- ing a Name—Proposition to Ballot for it—Hannah'... read more