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2 edition of Grant moves south. found in the catalog.

Grant moves south.

Bruce Catton

Grant moves south.

With maps by Samuel H. Bryant.

by Bruce Catton

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grant, Ulysses S. -- 1822-1885.,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsLewis, Lloyd, 1891-1949.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE672 C293
    The Physical Object
    Pagination564p.
    Number of Pages564
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18475121M

    Grant Moves South View larger image. By: the downfall of the Confederacy Preeminent Civil War historian Bruce Catton narrows his focus on commander Ulysses S. Grant, whose bold tactics and relentless dedication to the Union ultimately ensured a Northern victory in the nation's bloodiest conflict. This is a copyrighted book. Reviews. No. Grant Moves South by Bruce Catton starting at $ Grant Moves South has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace4/5(1).

      Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA City Boston, MA Donor bostonpubliclibrary EditionPages: Grant took charge in his quiet way and soon his regiment developed a respect for the "quiet man". That was the way it was all through Grant's career in the Civil War as from one command to another he took care of what he referred to as "the business". This book follows Grant's career through the Battle of Vicksburg/5(3).

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including Notes, Bibliography, and Index No ISBN Grant Moves South is the second in a three-volume series begun by Lloyd Lewis with Captain Sam Grant, (previously reviewed here.

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