Ulysses S. Grant is a puzzling figure in American history. The 18th president of the United States had rampant corruption associated with his administration, but he was a decorated war hero famous for turning serious attacks by the Confederate army into victories for the Union and for implementing simultaneous attacks against the South that led to its surrender. He became a national figure overnight when he captured Forts Henry and Donelson and was given the nickname "Unconditional Surrender" Grant after 12,000 Confederates ...

Ulysses S. Grant 2009, Chelsea House Publications, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781604133011