Haughey has toured with his one-person show on Ulysses S. Grant
to schools, museums, national parks and service clubs in nine states since 1981, including the Ulysses S.
Biographers face the temptation of growing so close to their subjects as to fall into hagiography--easy enough with politico-intellectual titans like Alexander Hamilton or Abraham Lincoln--yet Craig Calhoun succeeds in holding on to the human flaws and feats of Ulysses S. Grant
. Grant "produced a record of considerable energy and success, tempered at times by frustration and blighted expectation" (7).
In "Interrupted Odyssey: Ulysses S. Grant
and the American Indians, Mary Stockwell (a retired Professor of History at Lourdes University) rejects the common claim in previous Grant scholarship that he handed the reservations over to Christian missionaries as part of his original policy.
The author argues that Ulysses S. Grant
never recommended a "peace" policy toward the American Indians and instead developed an Indian policy with the help of his friend and military secretary, Ely S.
American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant
, by Ronald C.
The Library of Congress has put the papers of Ulysses S. Grant
online--for the first time--in their original format.
THE TOPIC: Ulysses S. Grant
's ascendancy was a remarkable one.
Citizen of a Wider Commonwealth: Ulysses S. Grant
's Postpresidential Diplomacy is a scholarly analysis of the travels and influence of Ulysses Grant, the famous Civil War general and eighteenth President of the United States, after the end of his presidency.
Lee signed documents officially surrendering to Union General Ulysses S. Grant
this week (April 9) in 1865, in the parlor of Wilmer McLean's home at Appomattox Courthouse, Virginia, hastening the end of the Civil War.
In this deeply researched and nicely written slender volume, Jonathan Sarna reviews Ulysses S. Grant
's career from the time that he ordered all Jews out of his Tennessee military district in December 1862 through the end of his life and beyond.
Amount Ulysses S. Grant
was fined for speeding down a Washington, D.C., street in a horse-drawn buggy.