U.S. Grant and the American Military Tradition
by Catton, Bruce

A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. Over the next several months his face, his morals, his total … This book will be for sale in digital format November 3. This conclusion to Bruce Catton’s acclaimed history of General Grant begins in the summer of 1863. Catton wrote in such an understanding way about this man who had a lot to do with saving our country. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. A good place to start in the pantheon of Grant biographies out there today. "U.S. Grant and the American Military Tradition," was published in the 1950's. There is nothing like reading a history or biography book and being so completely transported to another time and place that you find... To see what your friends thought of this book, U.S. Grant and the American Military Tradition. The two generals’ meeting: end of the Civil War. Grant Takes Command by Bruce Catton 1st printing 1969 HC. Please try your request again later. Free shipping . .orange-text-color {font-weight:bold; color: #FE971E;}Ask Alexa to read your book with Audible integration or text-to-speech. "U.S. Grant and the American Military Tradition," was published in the 1950's. John Lewis was there and survived to tell the story from the rebel side. by Bruce Catton When Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee met in the parlor of a modest house at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, on April 9, 1865, to work out the terms for the surrender of Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia, a great chapter on American life came to a close, and a great new chapter began. Now it is something of an anomaly, and yet not a bad read for the right audience. Catton traces Grant's Civil War service from his call-up in early 1861 to the summer of 1863. Catton portrays Grant as someone who is highly principled, highly committed to his mission, and protective of those he commanded. He did have some detractors, but for the most part they were other officers that were rivals of Grants, and they were often subordinates that he may have had to discipline. The Gray Ghost of the Confederacy: The Life and Legacy of John Mosby, Alexander Hamilton: First Architect Of The American Government. Contrasts between Grant and Lee His works, although well-researched, were generally not presented in a rigorous academic style, supported by footnotes. Unable to add item to List. Why do people expect a man who is a great general to be a great politician or diplomat or statesman? Bruce Canton is an accomplished and acclaimed story teller about the American Civil War. In the essay “Grant and Lee: A Study in Contrasts”, by Bruce Catton, Catton discusses what made two strong war generals, Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee. This is an excellent book written by an eminent Civil War historian and masterful storyteller. Operating quite independently in the West, Grant's career was not always in ascendency, but his tenacity in the seige and capture of Vicksburg certainly earned him an opportunity to command at a higher level (though this was not necessarily what he had in mind). Read 14 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. by Bruce Catton When Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee met in the parlor of a modest house at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, on April 9, 1865, to work out the terms for the surrender of Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia, a great chapter on American … He really provided enough details that made you feel the presence of this man. This brass-tacks biography of US Grant, who served as Americas finest Civil War general and also two terms as US president, was originally written for young adults. In the long line of Civil War historians, Catton is arguably the most prolific, Catton was known as a narrative historian who specialized in popular histories that emphasized the colorful characters and vignettes of history, in addition to the simple dates, facts, and analysis. Most authors view this incident as evidence of Grant's bruised ego. Canton sees Grant's retelling of the story in his memoirs as demonstrating a sense of humor. Reviewed in the United States on December 30, 2016. This conclusion of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Bruce Catton's acclaimed Civil War history of General Ulysses S. Grant begins in the summer of 1863. The book is a great overview of one of the Civil War's main characters. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Catton contrasts the two generals’ backgrounds, characteristics, and beliefs. I saw this on Kindles Unlimited, and knew that Catton was a good writer of the Civil War time period. Among his other works are Grant Moves South; Grant Takes Command; and a three-part chronicle endorsed by the US Civil War Centennial Commission, The Coming Fury, Terrible Swift Sword, and Never Call Retreat. Ulysses S. Grant trilogy: Catton wrote the 2nd & 3rd volumes of this trilogy, following the publication of Captain Sam Grant in 1950 by historian & biographer Lloyd Lewis, making extensive use of Lewis's historical research, provided by his widow, Kathryn Lewis, who personally selected Catton to continue her husband's work. Malvern Hill, Antietam, and the searing experience of Gettysburg. A good summary but nothing to write home about. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. by Little Brown & Company, U.S. Grant and the American Military Tradition (Library of American Biography). The character of Grant is magnificently drawn here and shows the many deep characteristics of the man. Grant and the American Military Tradition” as Want to Read: Error rating book. Bruce Catton is the grandmaster of nonfiction books written for the general public about the Civil War as seen from the Union perspective. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. As a boy, Bruce first heard the reminiscences of the aged veterans who had fought in the Civil War. Bruce Catton is a magnificent writer with tremendous insights into leadership. What did Alexander Hamilton ever do besides get shot in a duel by Aaron Burr? This book looks at Garfield's rise to the presidency, from his early years and Civil War service to his political career, and his shocking murder. Although the book was not a commercial success, it inspired Catton to quit federal employment to become a full-time author. Bruce Catton states to the reader that Lincoln let General Grant conduct the war effort as he saw fit. Grant Takes Command: 1863-1865 by Bruce Catton. June 28th 1954 $7.33. It presents a complete picture of the man and his life. Grant and Lee: A Study in Contrasts. He is just as good today. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. It is actually a brief biography of Ulysses S. Grant, Civil War Hero and 18th President of the United States. The Pulitzer Prize–winning historian’s “lively and absorbing” biography of Ulysses S. Grant and his leadership during the Civil War (The New York Times Book Review). Reviewed in the United States on November 25, 2017. BRUCE CATTON - WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE GRANT TAKES COMMAND - 1863-65 In the summer of 1863 after the climactic battle at Vicksburg, Lincoln's government was more interested in Ulysses Simpson Grant than any other man alive. Grant and Lee: A Study in Contrasts. 6. I had actually read this title once before, but enjoyed it enough to reread it. Although Bruce Catton’s books are far better than many others written about the American Civil War, they cannot be said to be free from substantial mistakes. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. When General Grant took Vicksburg, he became Lincoln's favorite military man. He really provided enough details that made you feel the presence of this man. Instead, the greedy people who got Grant elected, were continuing to do whatever they could to make money off of the Reconstruction. Catton also served as the editor of American Heritage Magazine from 1954-1959 and served as senior editor from 1959 until his death in 1978. It recounts the American Civil War's final year, describing the campaigns of Ulysses S. Grant in Virginia during 1864 to the end of the war in 1865. It traces the development and personal growth of a man that became one of America's most outstanding military leaders. A Stillness at Appomattox (1953) is a non-fiction book written by Bruce Catton. These battles are described in crisp prose and just the right amount of detail. His beautiful prose flows. He rode into the White House on a wave of popularity after the was and the disaster with Andrew Johnson. It is the final volume of the Army of the Potomac trilogy that includes Mr. Lincoln's Army (1951) and Glory Road (1952). I. different. In the long line of Civil War historians, Catton is arguably the most prolific and popular of all, with Shelby Foote his only conceivable rival. There was a problem loading your book clubs. - you're there with the Army as Grant chases Lee into a boxed-in situation that ends the war. Though often vilified as being coarse and a drunkard, Catton presents a strong case that he was anything but. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on August 10, 2018. Starting at the bottom of page 295 in the 1956 edition of This Hallowed Ground, Catton outlined General Ulysses Grant’s plan for the battle at Chattanooga: “Grant proposed to … 1), Gettysburg: The Final Fury (Vintage Civil War Library), Vicksburg: Grant's Campaign That Broke the Confederacy, Pickett's Charge: Revised and Updated: A New Look at Gettysburg's Final Attack, The Complete Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant. Catton wrote in his memoir, Waiting for the Morning Train(1972), that their stories made a lasting impression upon him, giving: Catton attended Oberlin Coll… Bruce Catton gives us a balanced and thorough picture of the man, his methods, and his character. It covers the good and the weaknesses of the man in a fair way. Having finished Ron Chernow’s biography of Grant, I decided to go back to my library and re-read Bruce Catton’s shorter treatment of the subject, U.S. Grant and the American Military Tradition.Catton did most of his writing in the 50s and 60s, so some of the scholarship is … Even if you are bored and not interested in history you will still enjoy reading about the life of one of our greatest presidents. Along the way the reader sees Grant's career evolution from a barely known unskilled soldier to an ultra pragmatic leader of men and an aggressive victorious military commander. Thank you, thank you to Open Road Integrated Media and to Net Galley for providing me with the DRC. Refresh and try again. Bruce Catton (1899–1978) was a … Thank you, thank you to Open Road Integrated Media and to Net Galley for providing me with the DRC. For example, Mr Canton relates the often told story of Grant, as a boy, selling a horse. Something went wrong. Bruce Canton is an accomplished and acclaimed story teller about the American Civil War. The title of this book is a complete misnomer. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. His father was a Congregationalist minister, who accepted a teaching position in Benzonia Academy and later became the academy's headmaster. In this short book, the author offers a perspective of Grant character and abilities. He intuitively knew that troops with high morale can accomplish great things. This was such a good beginning book on Grant. He intuitively knew that troops with high morale can accomplish great things. II. Ulysses S. Grant is one of the most mis-understood men in American history. I have been on a reading kick as concerns presidents, and I wanted to know more about Ulysses Grant, besides always wanting to learn more about the Civil War. Grant was the commander, as Catton points out, that managed to forces the Confederates to surrender on three battlefronts. Works Cited. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. His beautiful prose flows. Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published Bruce Catton at his best: concise and easy to read. .orange-text-color {font-weight:bold; color: #FE971E;}View high quality images that let you zoom in to take a closer look. U.S. Grant and the American Military Tradition book. Published in 1969, this book by Bruce Catton is part two of a two-part biography of Ulysses S. Grant. 3), Bruce Catton's Civil War: Boxed 3 Volume Set, Captain Sam Grant/1822-1861 (Classic Biography of Ulysses S. Grant, Vol. I ended up feeling sorrow for him. Free shipping . I ended up. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. I highly recommend this book. Grant's trials and tribulations are brought to light. Pulitzer Prize–winning historian Bruce Catton’s acclaimed two-book biography of complex and controversial Union commander Ulysses S. Grant. He said that Grant was like a bulldog, clamped his teeth in and held on, never retreating. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. If historians were automobiles, Catton is the Ferrari to everyone else's Edsel. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. played in reversing the fortunes of the Union. The history of the surrender at Appomattox explains Grant's role in the peaceful reunification of the United States better than any other history or biography that I have seen. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Grant Moves South. I have been on a reading kick as concerns presidents, and I wanted to know more about Ulysses Grant, besides always wanting to learn more about the Civil War. He first wrote of Grant in the second and third volumes of the famous Civil War trilogy, Mr. Lincoln’s Army (1951), Glory Road (1952), and the Pulitzer Prizewinning A Stillness at Appomattox (1953). Bruce Catton is unsurpassed as a writer of Civil War history for a popular audience. $7.54. Grant is arguably the best general the United States has ever had. A fantastic book, written for young adults. Be the first to ask a question about U.S. Grant and the American Military Tradition. This brass-tacks biography of US Grant, who served as America’s finest Civil War general and also two terms as US president, was originally written for young adults. This Hallowed Ground: A History of the Civil War (Vintage Civil War Library). .orange-text-color {color: #FE971E;} Discover additional details about the events, people, and places in your book, with Wikipedia integration. Canton sees Grant's retelling of the story in his memoirs as. Catton, Bruce. This was such a good beginning book on Grant. The spine may show signs of wear. In this book, the first of a two-part series, Catton gives an in-depth look at Grant from … Free shipping . Please try again. This biography of Grant must be aimed at young adult readers, but it still has some of the artful prose characterized by other books by the author. Among his other works are Grant Moves South; Grant Takes Command; and a three-part chronicle endorsed by the US Civil War Centennial Commission, The Coming Fury, Terrible Swift Sword, and Never Call Retreat.

Bruce Catton makes it all come alive - really! Find all the books, read about the author, and more. 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. Catton has done his research, and provides his readers with a memorable portrait of General Ulysses S. Grant. Originally in The American Story Now it is something of an anomaly, and yet not a bad read for the right audience. Some are of course, but others may not want the job or simply cannot do the job. A thrilling account of the final years of the War Between the States and the great general who led the Union to victory. Previous page of related Sponsored Products. Bruce Catton When Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee met in the parlor of a modest house at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, on April 9, 1865, to work out the terms for the surrender of Lee's Army of Northern Virginia, a great chapter in American life came to a close, and a great new chapter began. This book examines how various Studebaker family members formed a corporate giant that sold some of America's most famous carriages and automobiles. The Battle of Gettysburg (Expanded, Annotated), A Rebel in Pickett's Charge at Gettysburg (Annotated), James Garfield: The Life and Legacy of the Second President to Be Assassinated, The Man with the Sawed-Off Leg and Other Tales of a New York City Block. His works, although well-researched, were generally not presented in a rigorous academic style, supported by footnotes. During 1941, he accepted a position as Director of Information for the War Production Board, and later he had similar jobs in the Department of Commerce and the Department of the Interior. Bruce Catton analyzes the contrast between the beliefs and strategies of Grant and Lee, while comparing their similar personalities in his essay, “Grant and Lee: A study in Contrast.” These two powerful generals, different yet similar, reflect the strength of opposing views which had come to a … The most comprehensive sympathetic treatment of Grant came with the works of Bruce Catton. At the start of World War II, Catton was too old for military service. Reviewed in the United States on July 8, 2016. The author, Bruce Catton, was the leading historian of the Civil War during his life. Even though it is aimed at the younger readers, it is still a good source for any reader who is wanting to learn more about his life. A classic. Please try again. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. This conclusion to Bruce Catton’s acclaimed history of General Grant begins in the summer of 1863. I saw this on Kindles Unlimited, and knew that Catton was a good writer of the Civil War time period. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Catton was known as a narrative historian who specialized in popular histories that emphasized the colorful characters and vignettes of history, in addition to the simple dates, facts, and analysis. Catton was born in Petoskey, Michigan, to George R. and Adela M. (Patten) Catton, and raised in Benzonia. Part one of the classic Civil War study of General Ulysses S. Grant, written by Pulitzer Prize-winner Bruce Catton, introduces General Grant as he undertakes his first Civil War command, and follows him as he leads his troops through a series of battles, including Belmont, Fort Donelson, Shiloh, Corinth, Chickasaw Bayou, Edwards Station, and Vicksburg. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. ", Readers’ Top Histories and Biographies of the Last 5 Years. 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A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. Over the next several months his face, his morals, his total … This book will be for sale in digital format November 3. This conclusion to Bruce Catton’s acclaimed history of General Grant begins in the summer of 1863. Catton wrote in such an understanding way about this man who had a lot to do with saving our country. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. A good place to start in the pantheon of Grant biographies out there today. "U.S. Grant and the American Military Tradition," was published in the 1950's. There is nothing like reading a history or biography book and being so completely transported to another time and place that you find... To see what your friends thought of this book, U.S. Grant and the American Military Tradition. The two generals’ meeting: end of the Civil War. Grant Takes Command by Bruce Catton 1st printing 1969 HC. Please try your request again later. Free shipping . .orange-text-color {font-weight:bold; color: #FE971E;}Ask Alexa to read your book with Audible integration or text-to-speech. "U.S. Grant and the American Military Tradition," was published in the 1950's. John Lewis was there and survived to tell the story from the rebel side. by Bruce Catton When Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee met in the parlor of a modest house at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, on April 9, 1865, to work out the terms for the surrender of Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia, a great chapter on American life came to a close, and a great new chapter began. Now it is something of an anomaly, and yet not a bad read for the right audience. Catton traces Grant's Civil War service from his call-up in early 1861 to the summer of 1863. Catton portrays Grant as someone who is highly principled, highly committed to his mission, and protective of those he commanded. He did have some detractors, but for the most part they were other officers that were rivals of Grants, and they were often subordinates that he may have had to discipline. The Gray Ghost of the Confederacy: The Life and Legacy of John Mosby, Alexander Hamilton: First Architect Of The American Government. Contrasts between Grant and Lee His works, although well-researched, were generally not presented in a rigorous academic style, supported by footnotes. Unable to add item to List. Why do people expect a man who is a great general to be a great politician or diplomat or statesman? Bruce Canton is an accomplished and acclaimed story teller about the American Civil War. In the essay “Grant and Lee: A Study in Contrasts”, by Bruce Catton, Catton discusses what made two strong war generals, Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee. This is an excellent book written by an eminent Civil War historian and masterful storyteller. Operating quite independently in the West, Grant's career was not always in ascendency, but his tenacity in the seige and capture of Vicksburg certainly earned him an opportunity to command at a higher level (though this was not necessarily what he had in mind). Read 14 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. by Bruce Catton When Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee met in the parlor of a modest house at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, on April 9, 1865, to work out the terms for the surrender of Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia, a great chapter on American … He really provided enough details that made you feel the presence of this man. This brass-tacks biography of US Grant, who served as Americas finest Civil War general and also two terms as US president, was originally written for young adults. In the long line of Civil War historians, Catton is arguably the most prolific, Catton was known as a narrative historian who specialized in popular histories that emphasized the colorful characters and vignettes of history, in addition to the simple dates, facts, and analysis. Most authors view this incident as evidence of Grant's bruised ego. Canton sees Grant's retelling of the story in his memoirs as demonstrating a sense of humor. Reviewed in the United States on December 30, 2016. This conclusion of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Bruce Catton's acclaimed Civil War history of General Ulysses S. Grant begins in the summer of 1863. The book is a great overview of one of the Civil War's main characters. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Catton contrasts the two generals’ backgrounds, characteristics, and beliefs. I saw this on Kindles Unlimited, and knew that Catton was a good writer of the Civil War time period. Among his other works are Grant Moves South; Grant Takes Command; and a three-part chronicle endorsed by the US Civil War Centennial Commission, The Coming Fury, Terrible Swift Sword, and Never Call Retreat. Ulysses S. Grant trilogy: Catton wrote the 2nd & 3rd volumes of this trilogy, following the publication of Captain Sam Grant in 1950 by historian & biographer Lloyd Lewis, making extensive use of Lewis's historical research, provided by his widow, Kathryn Lewis, who personally selected Catton to continue her husband's work. Malvern Hill, Antietam, and the searing experience of Gettysburg. A good summary but nothing to write home about. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. by Little Brown & Company, U.S. Grant and the American Military Tradition (Library of American Biography). The character of Grant is magnificently drawn here and shows the many deep characteristics of the man. Grant and the American Military Tradition” as Want to Read: Error rating book. Bruce Catton is the grandmaster of nonfiction books written for the general public about the Civil War as seen from the Union perspective. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. As a boy, Bruce first heard the reminiscences of the aged veterans who had fought in the Civil War. Bruce Catton is a magnificent writer with tremendous insights into leadership. What did Alexander Hamilton ever do besides get shot in a duel by Aaron Burr? This book looks at Garfield's rise to the presidency, from his early years and Civil War service to his political career, and his shocking murder. Although the book was not a commercial success, it inspired Catton to quit federal employment to become a full-time author. Bruce Catton states to the reader that Lincoln let General Grant conduct the war effort as he saw fit. Grant Takes Command: 1863-1865 by Bruce Catton. June 28th 1954 $7.33. It presents a complete picture of the man and his life. Grant and Lee: A Study in Contrasts. He is just as good today. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. It is actually a brief biography of Ulysses S. Grant, Civil War Hero and 18th President of the United States. The Pulitzer Prize–winning historian’s “lively and absorbing” biography of Ulysses S. Grant and his leadership during the Civil War (The New York Times Book Review). Reviewed in the United States on November 25, 2017. BRUCE CATTON - WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE GRANT TAKES COMMAND - 1863-65 In the summer of 1863 after the climactic battle at Vicksburg, Lincoln's government was more interested in Ulysses Simpson Grant than any other man alive. Grant and Lee: A Study in Contrasts. 6. I had actually read this title once before, but enjoyed it enough to reread it. Although Bruce Catton’s books are far better than many others written about the American Civil War, they cannot be said to be free from substantial mistakes. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. When General Grant took Vicksburg, he became Lincoln's favorite military man. He really provided enough details that made you feel the presence of this man. Instead, the greedy people who got Grant elected, were continuing to do whatever they could to make money off of the Reconstruction. Catton also served as the editor of American Heritage Magazine from 1954-1959 and served as senior editor from 1959 until his death in 1978. It recounts the American Civil War's final year, describing the campaigns of Ulysses S. Grant in Virginia during 1864 to the end of the war in 1865. It traces the development and personal growth of a man that became one of America's most outstanding military leaders. A Stillness at Appomattox (1953) is a non-fiction book written by Bruce Catton. These battles are described in crisp prose and just the right amount of detail. His beautiful prose flows. He rode into the White House on a wave of popularity after the was and the disaster with Andrew Johnson. It is the final volume of the Army of the Potomac trilogy that includes Mr. Lincoln's Army (1951) and Glory Road (1952). I. different. In the long line of Civil War historians, Catton is arguably the most prolific and popular of all, with Shelby Foote his only conceivable rival. There was a problem loading your book clubs. - you're there with the Army as Grant chases Lee into a boxed-in situation that ends the war. Though often vilified as being coarse and a drunkard, Catton presents a strong case that he was anything but. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on August 10, 2018. Starting at the bottom of page 295 in the 1956 edition of This Hallowed Ground, Catton outlined General Ulysses Grant’s plan for the battle at Chattanooga: “Grant proposed to … 1), Gettysburg: The Final Fury (Vintage Civil War Library), Vicksburg: Grant's Campaign That Broke the Confederacy, Pickett's Charge: Revised and Updated: A New Look at Gettysburg's Final Attack, The Complete Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant. Catton wrote in his memoir, Waiting for the Morning Train(1972), that their stories made a lasting impression upon him, giving: Catton attended Oberlin Coll… Bruce Catton gives us a balanced and thorough picture of the man, his methods, and his character. It covers the good and the weaknesses of the man in a fair way. Having finished Ron Chernow’s biography of Grant, I decided to go back to my library and re-read Bruce Catton’s shorter treatment of the subject, U.S. Grant and the American Military Tradition.Catton did most of his writing in the 50s and 60s, so some of the scholarship is … Even if you are bored and not interested in history you will still enjoy reading about the life of one of our greatest presidents. Along the way the reader sees Grant's career evolution from a barely known unskilled soldier to an ultra pragmatic leader of men and an aggressive victorious military commander. Thank you, thank you to Open Road Integrated Media and to Net Galley for providing me with the DRC. Refresh and try again. Bruce Catton (1899–1978) was a … Thank you, thank you to Open Road Integrated Media and to Net Galley for providing me with the DRC. For example, Mr Canton relates the often told story of Grant, as a boy, selling a horse. Something went wrong. Bruce Canton is an accomplished and acclaimed story teller about the American Civil War. The title of this book is a complete misnomer. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. His father was a Congregationalist minister, who accepted a teaching position in Benzonia Academy and later became the academy's headmaster. In this short book, the author offers a perspective of Grant character and abilities. He intuitively knew that troops with high morale can accomplish great things. This was such a good beginning book on Grant. He intuitively knew that troops with high morale can accomplish great things. II. Ulysses S. Grant is one of the most mis-understood men in American history. I have been on a reading kick as concerns presidents, and I wanted to know more about Ulysses Grant, besides always wanting to learn more about the Civil War. Grant was the commander, as Catton points out, that managed to forces the Confederates to surrender on three battlefronts. Works Cited. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. His beautiful prose flows. Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published Bruce Catton at his best: concise and easy to read. .orange-text-color {font-weight:bold; color: #FE971E;}View high quality images that let you zoom in to take a closer look. U.S. Grant and the American Military Tradition book. Published in 1969, this book by Bruce Catton is part two of a two-part biography of Ulysses S. Grant. 3), Bruce Catton's Civil War: Boxed 3 Volume Set, Captain Sam Grant/1822-1861 (Classic Biography of Ulysses S. Grant, Vol. I ended up feeling sorrow for him. Free shipping . I ended up. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. I highly recommend this book. Grant's trials and tribulations are brought to light. Pulitzer Prize–winning historian Bruce Catton’s acclaimed two-book biography of complex and controversial Union commander Ulysses S. Grant. He said that Grant was like a bulldog, clamped his teeth in and held on, never retreating. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. If historians were automobiles, Catton is the Ferrari to everyone else's Edsel. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. played in reversing the fortunes of the Union. The history of the surrender at Appomattox explains Grant's role in the peaceful reunification of the United States better than any other history or biography that I have seen. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Grant Moves South. I have been on a reading kick as concerns presidents, and I wanted to know more about Ulysses Grant, besides always wanting to learn more about the Civil War. He first wrote of Grant in the second and third volumes of the famous Civil War trilogy, Mr. Lincoln’s Army (1951), Glory Road (1952), and the Pulitzer Prizewinning A Stillness at Appomattox (1953). Bruce Catton is unsurpassed as a writer of Civil War history for a popular audience. $7.54. Grant is arguably the best general the United States has ever had. A fantastic book, written for young adults. Be the first to ask a question about U.S. Grant and the American Military Tradition. This brass-tacks biography of US Grant, who served as America’s finest Civil War general and also two terms as US president, was originally written for young adults. This Hallowed Ground: A History of the Civil War (Vintage Civil War Library). .orange-text-color {color: #FE971E;} Discover additional details about the events, people, and places in your book, with Wikipedia integration. Canton sees Grant's retelling of the story in his memoirs as. Catton, Bruce. This was such a good beginning book on Grant. The spine may show signs of wear. In this book, the first of a two-part series, Catton gives an in-depth look at Grant from … Free shipping . Please try again. This biography of Grant must be aimed at young adult readers, but it still has some of the artful prose characterized by other books by the author. Among his other works are Grant Moves South; Grant Takes Command; and a three-part chronicle endorsed by the US Civil War Centennial Commission, The Coming Fury, Terrible Swift Sword, and Never Call Retreat.

Bruce Catton makes it all come alive - really! Find all the books, read about the author, and more. 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. Catton has done his research, and provides his readers with a memorable portrait of General Ulysses S. Grant. Originally in The American Story Now it is something of an anomaly, and yet not a bad read for the right audience. Some are of course, but others may not want the job or simply cannot do the job. A thrilling account of the final years of the War Between the States and the great general who led the Union to victory. Previous page of related Sponsored Products. Bruce Catton When Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee met in the parlor of a modest house at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, on April 9, 1865, to work out the terms for the surrender of Lee's Army of Northern Virginia, a great chapter in American life came to a close, and a great new chapter began. This book examines how various Studebaker family members formed a corporate giant that sold some of America's most famous carriages and automobiles. The Battle of Gettysburg (Expanded, Annotated), A Rebel in Pickett's Charge at Gettysburg (Annotated), James Garfield: The Life and Legacy of the Second President to Be Assassinated, The Man with the Sawed-Off Leg and Other Tales of a New York City Block. His works, although well-researched, were generally not presented in a rigorous academic style, supported by footnotes. During 1941, he accepted a position as Director of Information for the War Production Board, and later he had similar jobs in the Department of Commerce and the Department of the Interior. Bruce Catton analyzes the contrast between the beliefs and strategies of Grant and Lee, while comparing their similar personalities in his essay, “Grant and Lee: A study in Contrast.” These two powerful generals, different yet similar, reflect the strength of opposing views which had come to a … The most comprehensive sympathetic treatment of Grant came with the works of Bruce Catton. At the start of World War II, Catton was too old for military service. Reviewed in the United States on July 8, 2016. The author, Bruce Catton, was the leading historian of the Civil War during his life. Even though it is aimed at the younger readers, it is still a good source for any reader who is wanting to learn more about his life. A classic. Please try again. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. This conclusion to Bruce Catton’s acclaimed history of General Grant begins in the summer of 1863. I saw this on Kindles Unlimited, and knew that Catton was a good writer of the Civil War time period. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Catton was known as a narrative historian who specialized in popular histories that emphasized the colorful characters and vignettes of history, in addition to the simple dates, facts, and analysis. Catton was born in Petoskey, Michigan, to George R. and Adela M. (Patten) Catton, and raised in Benzonia. Part one of the classic Civil War study of General Ulysses S. Grant, written by Pulitzer Prize-winner Bruce Catton, introduces General Grant as he undertakes his first Civil War command, and follows him as he leads his troops through a series of battles, including Belmont, Fort Donelson, Shiloh, Corinth, Chickasaw Bayou, Edwards Station, and Vicksburg. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. ", Readers’ Top Histories and Biographies of the Last 5 Years. 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A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. Over the next several months his face, his morals, his total … This book will be for sale in digital format November 3. This conclusion to Bruce Catton’s acclaimed history of General Grant begins in the summer of 1863. Catton wrote in such an understanding way about this man who had a lot to do with saving our country. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. A good place to start in the pantheon of Grant biographies out there today. "U.S. Grant and the American Military Tradition," was published in the 1950's. There is nothing like reading a history or biography book and being so completely transported to another time and place that you find... To see what your friends thought of this book, U.S. Grant and the American Military Tradition. The two generals’ meeting: end of the Civil War. Grant Takes Command by Bruce Catton 1st printing 1969 HC. Please try your request again later. Free shipping . .orange-text-color {font-weight:bold; color: #FE971E;}Ask Alexa to read your book with Audible integration or text-to-speech. "U.S. Grant and the American Military Tradition," was published in the 1950's. John Lewis was there and survived to tell the story from the rebel side. by Bruce Catton When Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee met in the parlor of a modest house at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, on April 9, 1865, to work out the terms for the surrender of Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia, a great chapter on American life came to a close, and a great new chapter began. Now it is something of an anomaly, and yet not a bad read for the right audience. Catton traces Grant's Civil War service from his call-up in early 1861 to the summer of 1863. Catton portrays Grant as someone who is highly principled, highly committed to his mission, and protective of those he commanded. He did have some detractors, but for the most part they were other officers that were rivals of Grants, and they were often subordinates that he may have had to discipline. The Gray Ghost of the Confederacy: The Life and Legacy of John Mosby, Alexander Hamilton: First Architect Of The American Government. Contrasts between Grant and Lee His works, although well-researched, were generally not presented in a rigorous academic style, supported by footnotes. Unable to add item to List. Why do people expect a man who is a great general to be a great politician or diplomat or statesman? Bruce Canton is an accomplished and acclaimed story teller about the American Civil War. In the essay “Grant and Lee: A Study in Contrasts”, by Bruce Catton, Catton discusses what made two strong war generals, Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee. This is an excellent book written by an eminent Civil War historian and masterful storyteller. Operating quite independently in the West, Grant's career was not always in ascendency, but his tenacity in the seige and capture of Vicksburg certainly earned him an opportunity to command at a higher level (though this was not necessarily what he had in mind). Read 14 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. by Bruce Catton When Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee met in the parlor of a modest house at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, on April 9, 1865, to work out the terms for the surrender of Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia, a great chapter on American … He really provided enough details that made you feel the presence of this man. This brass-tacks biography of US Grant, who served as Americas finest Civil War general and also two terms as US president, was originally written for young adults. In the long line of Civil War historians, Catton is arguably the most prolific, Catton was known as a narrative historian who specialized in popular histories that emphasized the colorful characters and vignettes of history, in addition to the simple dates, facts, and analysis. Most authors view this incident as evidence of Grant's bruised ego. Canton sees Grant's retelling of the story in his memoirs as demonstrating a sense of humor. Reviewed in the United States on December 30, 2016. This conclusion of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Bruce Catton's acclaimed Civil War history of General Ulysses S. Grant begins in the summer of 1863. The book is a great overview of one of the Civil War's main characters. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Catton contrasts the two generals’ backgrounds, characteristics, and beliefs. I saw this on Kindles Unlimited, and knew that Catton was a good writer of the Civil War time period. Among his other works are Grant Moves South; Grant Takes Command; and a three-part chronicle endorsed by the US Civil War Centennial Commission, The Coming Fury, Terrible Swift Sword, and Never Call Retreat. Ulysses S. Grant trilogy: Catton wrote the 2nd & 3rd volumes of this trilogy, following the publication of Captain Sam Grant in 1950 by historian & biographer Lloyd Lewis, making extensive use of Lewis's historical research, provided by his widow, Kathryn Lewis, who personally selected Catton to continue her husband's work. Malvern Hill, Antietam, and the searing experience of Gettysburg. A good summary but nothing to write home about. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. by Little Brown & Company, U.S. Grant and the American Military Tradition (Library of American Biography). The character of Grant is magnificently drawn here and shows the many deep characteristics of the man. Grant and the American Military Tradition” as Want to Read: Error rating book. Bruce Catton is the grandmaster of nonfiction books written for the general public about the Civil War as seen from the Union perspective. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. As a boy, Bruce first heard the reminiscences of the aged veterans who had fought in the Civil War. Bruce Catton is a magnificent writer with tremendous insights into leadership. What did Alexander Hamilton ever do besides get shot in a duel by Aaron Burr? This book looks at Garfield's rise to the presidency, from his early years and Civil War service to his political career, and his shocking murder. Although the book was not a commercial success, it inspired Catton to quit federal employment to become a full-time author. Bruce Catton states to the reader that Lincoln let General Grant conduct the war effort as he saw fit. Grant Takes Command: 1863-1865 by Bruce Catton. June 28th 1954 $7.33. It presents a complete picture of the man and his life. Grant and Lee: A Study in Contrasts. He is just as good today. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. It is actually a brief biography of Ulysses S. Grant, Civil War Hero and 18th President of the United States. The Pulitzer Prize–winning historian’s “lively and absorbing” biography of Ulysses S. Grant and his leadership during the Civil War (The New York Times Book Review). Reviewed in the United States on November 25, 2017. BRUCE CATTON - WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE GRANT TAKES COMMAND - 1863-65 In the summer of 1863 after the climactic battle at Vicksburg, Lincoln's government was more interested in Ulysses Simpson Grant than any other man alive. Grant and Lee: A Study in Contrasts. 6. I had actually read this title once before, but enjoyed it enough to reread it. Although Bruce Catton’s books are far better than many others written about the American Civil War, they cannot be said to be free from substantial mistakes. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. When General Grant took Vicksburg, he became Lincoln's favorite military man. He really provided enough details that made you feel the presence of this man. Instead, the greedy people who got Grant elected, were continuing to do whatever they could to make money off of the Reconstruction. Catton also served as the editor of American Heritage Magazine from 1954-1959 and served as senior editor from 1959 until his death in 1978. It recounts the American Civil War's final year, describing the campaigns of Ulysses S. Grant in Virginia during 1864 to the end of the war in 1865. It traces the development and personal growth of a man that became one of America's most outstanding military leaders. A Stillness at Appomattox (1953) is a non-fiction book written by Bruce Catton. These battles are described in crisp prose and just the right amount of detail. His beautiful prose flows. He rode into the White House on a wave of popularity after the was and the disaster with Andrew Johnson. It is the final volume of the Army of the Potomac trilogy that includes Mr. Lincoln's Army (1951) and Glory Road (1952). I. different. In the long line of Civil War historians, Catton is arguably the most prolific and popular of all, with Shelby Foote his only conceivable rival. There was a problem loading your book clubs. - you're there with the Army as Grant chases Lee into a boxed-in situation that ends the war. Though often vilified as being coarse and a drunkard, Catton presents a strong case that he was anything but. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on August 10, 2018. Starting at the bottom of page 295 in the 1956 edition of This Hallowed Ground, Catton outlined General Ulysses Grant’s plan for the battle at Chattanooga: “Grant proposed to … 1), Gettysburg: The Final Fury (Vintage Civil War Library), Vicksburg: Grant's Campaign That Broke the Confederacy, Pickett's Charge: Revised and Updated: A New Look at Gettysburg's Final Attack, The Complete Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant. Catton wrote in his memoir, Waiting for the Morning Train(1972), that their stories made a lasting impression upon him, giving: Catton attended Oberlin Coll… Bruce Catton gives us a balanced and thorough picture of the man, his methods, and his character. It covers the good and the weaknesses of the man in a fair way. Having finished Ron Chernow’s biography of Grant, I decided to go back to my library and re-read Bruce Catton’s shorter treatment of the subject, U.S. Grant and the American Military Tradition.Catton did most of his writing in the 50s and 60s, so some of the scholarship is … Even if you are bored and not interested in history you will still enjoy reading about the life of one of our greatest presidents. Along the way the reader sees Grant's career evolution from a barely known unskilled soldier to an ultra pragmatic leader of men and an aggressive victorious military commander. Thank you, thank you to Open Road Integrated Media and to Net Galley for providing me with the DRC. Refresh and try again. Bruce Catton (1899–1978) was a … Thank you, thank you to Open Road Integrated Media and to Net Galley for providing me with the DRC. For example, Mr Canton relates the often told story of Grant, as a boy, selling a horse. Something went wrong. Bruce Canton is an accomplished and acclaimed story teller about the American Civil War. The title of this book is a complete misnomer. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. His father was a Congregationalist minister, who accepted a teaching position in Benzonia Academy and later became the academy's headmaster. In this short book, the author offers a perspective of Grant character and abilities. He intuitively knew that troops with high morale can accomplish great things. This was such a good beginning book on Grant. He intuitively knew that troops with high morale can accomplish great things. II. Ulysses S. Grant is one of the most mis-understood men in American history. I have been on a reading kick as concerns presidents, and I wanted to know more about Ulysses Grant, besides always wanting to learn more about the Civil War. Grant was the commander, as Catton points out, that managed to forces the Confederates to surrender on three battlefronts. Works Cited. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. His beautiful prose flows. Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published Bruce Catton at his best: concise and easy to read. .orange-text-color {font-weight:bold; color: #FE971E;}View high quality images that let you zoom in to take a closer look. U.S. Grant and the American Military Tradition book. Published in 1969, this book by Bruce Catton is part two of a two-part biography of Ulysses S. Grant. 3), Bruce Catton's Civil War: Boxed 3 Volume Set, Captain Sam Grant/1822-1861 (Classic Biography of Ulysses S. Grant, Vol. I ended up feeling sorrow for him. Free shipping . I ended up. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. I highly recommend this book. Grant's trials and tribulations are brought to light. Pulitzer Prize–winning historian Bruce Catton’s acclaimed two-book biography of complex and controversial Union commander Ulysses S. Grant. He said that Grant was like a bulldog, clamped his teeth in and held on, never retreating. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. If historians were automobiles, Catton is the Ferrari to everyone else's Edsel. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. played in reversing the fortunes of the Union. The history of the surrender at Appomattox explains Grant's role in the peaceful reunification of the United States better than any other history or biography that I have seen. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Grant Moves South. I have been on a reading kick as concerns presidents, and I wanted to know more about Ulysses Grant, besides always wanting to learn more about the Civil War. He first wrote of Grant in the second and third volumes of the famous Civil War trilogy, Mr. Lincoln’s Army (1951), Glory Road (1952), and the Pulitzer Prizewinning A Stillness at Appomattox (1953). Bruce Catton is unsurpassed as a writer of Civil War history for a popular audience. $7.54. Grant is arguably the best general the United States has ever had. A fantastic book, written for young adults. Be the first to ask a question about U.S. Grant and the American Military Tradition. This brass-tacks biography of US Grant, who served as America’s finest Civil War general and also two terms as US president, was originally written for young adults. This Hallowed Ground: A History of the Civil War (Vintage Civil War Library). .orange-text-color {color: #FE971E;} Discover additional details about the events, people, and places in your book, with Wikipedia integration. Canton sees Grant's retelling of the story in his memoirs as. Catton, Bruce. This was such a good beginning book on Grant. The spine may show signs of wear. In this book, the first of a two-part series, Catton gives an in-depth look at Grant from … Free shipping . Please try again. This biography of Grant must be aimed at young adult readers, but it still has some of the artful prose characterized by other books by the author. Among his other works are Grant Moves South; Grant Takes Command; and a three-part chronicle endorsed by the US Civil War Centennial Commission, The Coming Fury, Terrible Swift Sword, and Never Call Retreat.

Bruce Catton makes it all come alive - really! Find all the books, read about the author, and more. 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. Catton has done his research, and provides his readers with a memorable portrait of General Ulysses S. Grant. Originally in The American Story Now it is something of an anomaly, and yet not a bad read for the right audience. Some are of course, but others may not want the job or simply cannot do the job. A thrilling account of the final years of the War Between the States and the great general who led the Union to victory. Previous page of related Sponsored Products. Bruce Catton When Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee met in the parlor of a modest house at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, on April 9, 1865, to work out the terms for the surrender of Lee's Army of Northern Virginia, a great chapter in American life came to a close, and a great new chapter began. This book examines how various Studebaker family members formed a corporate giant that sold some of America's most famous carriages and automobiles. The Battle of Gettysburg (Expanded, Annotated), A Rebel in Pickett's Charge at Gettysburg (Annotated), James Garfield: The Life and Legacy of the Second President to Be Assassinated, The Man with the Sawed-Off Leg and Other Tales of a New York City Block. His works, although well-researched, were generally not presented in a rigorous academic style, supported by footnotes. During 1941, he accepted a position as Director of Information for the War Production Board, and later he had similar jobs in the Department of Commerce and the Department of the Interior. Bruce Catton analyzes the contrast between the beliefs and strategies of Grant and Lee, while comparing their similar personalities in his essay, “Grant and Lee: A study in Contrast.” These two powerful generals, different yet similar, reflect the strength of opposing views which had come to a … The most comprehensive sympathetic treatment of Grant came with the works of Bruce Catton. At the start of World War II, Catton was too old for military service. Reviewed in the United States on July 8, 2016. The author, Bruce Catton, was the leading historian of the Civil War during his life. Even though it is aimed at the younger readers, it is still a good source for any reader who is wanting to learn more about his life. A classic. Please try again. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. This conclusion to Bruce Catton’s acclaimed history of General Grant begins in the summer of 1863. I saw this on Kindles Unlimited, and knew that Catton was a good writer of the Civil War time period. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Catton was known as a narrative historian who specialized in popular histories that emphasized the colorful characters and vignettes of history, in addition to the simple dates, facts, and analysis. Catton was born in Petoskey, Michigan, to George R. and Adela M. (Patten) Catton, and raised in Benzonia. Part one of the classic Civil War study of General Ulysses S. Grant, written by Pulitzer Prize-winner Bruce Catton, introduces General Grant as he undertakes his first Civil War command, and follows him as he leads his troops through a series of battles, including Belmont, Fort Donelson, Shiloh, Corinth, Chickasaw Bayou, Edwards Station, and Vicksburg. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. ", Readers’ Top Histories and Biographies of the Last 5 Years. 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Start by marking “U.S. In Bruce Catton’s essay, Grant and Lee: A Study in Contrasts, he reveals the different leadership styles of both generals and then presents the strength of two conflicting currents that entered into a final collision, the Civil War. Enjoy a great reading experience when you buy the Kindle edition of this book. "Grant Takes Command" is about exactly that--the period just before Grant is appointed as the third Lieutenant-General in the … Top subscription boxes – right to your door, Civil War Campaigns & Battlefields History, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Grant Moves South, though written 56 years ago still reads as if it's refreshingly new. Bruce Catton's Grant Takes Command is a wonderful look into the role U.S.G. We’d love your help. Grant was this type of man. Catton wrote in such an understanding way about this man who had a lot to do with saving our country. Most authors view this incident as evidence of Grant's bruised ego. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. This is one of the most interesting books I have ever read. Catton tells the story of Grant's rise from firewood peddler to President. President Grant took a united America into the future. In this short book, the author offers a perspective of Grant character and abilities. Its a book any review would be personal and subjective. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Although he was their most successful soldier, few men in Washington had even met him. But he didn't know how to surround himself with good men, who were concerned for their country and wanted to do the best for it. The Studebaker Brothers: The Lives and Legacy of the Family Behind the Famous Autom... To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Grant Moves South - Ebook written by Bruce Catton. Haskell's thrilling, first-person account of Gettysburg and the defense against Pickett's Charge. $7.22. Bruce Catton, in full Charles Bruce Catton, (born October 9, 1899, Petoskey, Michigan, U.S.—died August 28, 1978, Frankfort, Michigan), American journalist and historian noted for his books on the American Civil War.. As a child living in a small town in Michigan, Catton was stimulated by the reminiscences of the Civil War that he heard from local veterans. Robert E. Lee was a picture of finery and old class traditions, while U.S. Grant was the image of trail dust and farmer’s earth on a modern explorer with a larger worldview. Sample Outline. Other stories point to Grant's unique leadership skills. This book will be for sale in digital format November 3.

U.S. Grant and the American Military Tradition
by Catton, Bruce

A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. Over the next several months his face, his morals, his total … This book will be for sale in digital format November 3. This conclusion to Bruce Catton’s acclaimed history of General Grant begins in the summer of 1863. Catton wrote in such an understanding way about this man who had a lot to do with saving our country. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. A good place to start in the pantheon of Grant biographies out there today. "U.S. Grant and the American Military Tradition," was published in the 1950's. There is nothing like reading a history or biography book and being so completely transported to another time and place that you find... To see what your friends thought of this book, U.S. Grant and the American Military Tradition. The two generals’ meeting: end of the Civil War. Grant Takes Command by Bruce Catton 1st printing 1969 HC. Please try your request again later. Free shipping . .orange-text-color {font-weight:bold; color: #FE971E;}Ask Alexa to read your book with Audible integration or text-to-speech. "U.S. Grant and the American Military Tradition," was published in the 1950's. John Lewis was there and survived to tell the story from the rebel side. by Bruce Catton When Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee met in the parlor of a modest house at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, on April 9, 1865, to work out the terms for the surrender of Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia, a great chapter on American life came to a close, and a great new chapter began. Now it is something of an anomaly, and yet not a bad read for the right audience. Catton traces Grant's Civil War service from his call-up in early 1861 to the summer of 1863. Catton portrays Grant as someone who is highly principled, highly committed to his mission, and protective of those he commanded. He did have some detractors, but for the most part they were other officers that were rivals of Grants, and they were often subordinates that he may have had to discipline. The Gray Ghost of the Confederacy: The Life and Legacy of John Mosby, Alexander Hamilton: First Architect Of The American Government. Contrasts between Grant and Lee His works, although well-researched, were generally not presented in a rigorous academic style, supported by footnotes. Unable to add item to List. Why do people expect a man who is a great general to be a great politician or diplomat or statesman? Bruce Canton is an accomplished and acclaimed story teller about the American Civil War. In the essay “Grant and Lee: A Study in Contrasts”, by Bruce Catton, Catton discusses what made two strong war generals, Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee. This is an excellent book written by an eminent Civil War historian and masterful storyteller. Operating quite independently in the West, Grant's career was not always in ascendency, but his tenacity in the seige and capture of Vicksburg certainly earned him an opportunity to command at a higher level (though this was not necessarily what he had in mind). Read 14 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. by Bruce Catton When Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee met in the parlor of a modest house at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, on April 9, 1865, to work out the terms for the surrender of Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia, a great chapter on American … He really provided enough details that made you feel the presence of this man. This brass-tacks biography of US Grant, who served as Americas finest Civil War general and also two terms as US president, was originally written for young adults. In the long line of Civil War historians, Catton is arguably the most prolific, Catton was known as a narrative historian who specialized in popular histories that emphasized the colorful characters and vignettes of history, in addition to the simple dates, facts, and analysis. Most authors view this incident as evidence of Grant's bruised ego. Canton sees Grant's retelling of the story in his memoirs as demonstrating a sense of humor. Reviewed in the United States on December 30, 2016. This conclusion of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Bruce Catton's acclaimed Civil War history of General Ulysses S. Grant begins in the summer of 1863. The book is a great overview of one of the Civil War's main characters. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Catton contrasts the two generals’ backgrounds, characteristics, and beliefs. I saw this on Kindles Unlimited, and knew that Catton was a good writer of the Civil War time period. Among his other works are Grant Moves South; Grant Takes Command; and a three-part chronicle endorsed by the US Civil War Centennial Commission, The Coming Fury, Terrible Swift Sword, and Never Call Retreat. Ulysses S. Grant trilogy: Catton wrote the 2nd & 3rd volumes of this trilogy, following the publication of Captain Sam Grant in 1950 by historian & biographer Lloyd Lewis, making extensive use of Lewis's historical research, provided by his widow, Kathryn Lewis, who personally selected Catton to continue her husband's work. Malvern Hill, Antietam, and the searing experience of Gettysburg. A good summary but nothing to write home about. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. by Little Brown & Company, U.S. Grant and the American Military Tradition (Library of American Biography). The character of Grant is magnificently drawn here and shows the many deep characteristics of the man. Grant and the American Military Tradition” as Want to Read: Error rating book. Bruce Catton is the grandmaster of nonfiction books written for the general public about the Civil War as seen from the Union perspective. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. As a boy, Bruce first heard the reminiscences of the aged veterans who had fought in the Civil War. Bruce Catton is a magnificent writer with tremendous insights into leadership. What did Alexander Hamilton ever do besides get shot in a duel by Aaron Burr? This book looks at Garfield's rise to the presidency, from his early years and Civil War service to his political career, and his shocking murder. Although the book was not a commercial success, it inspired Catton to quit federal employment to become a full-time author. Bruce Catton states to the reader that Lincoln let General Grant conduct the war effort as he saw fit. Grant Takes Command: 1863-1865 by Bruce Catton. June 28th 1954 $7.33. It presents a complete picture of the man and his life. Grant and Lee: A Study in Contrasts. He is just as good today. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. It is actually a brief biography of Ulysses S. Grant, Civil War Hero and 18th President of the United States. The Pulitzer Prize–winning historian’s “lively and absorbing” biography of Ulysses S. Grant and his leadership during the Civil War (The New York Times Book Review). Reviewed in the United States on November 25, 2017. BRUCE CATTON - WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE GRANT TAKES COMMAND - 1863-65 In the summer of 1863 after the climactic battle at Vicksburg, Lincoln's government was more interested in Ulysses Simpson Grant than any other man alive. Grant and Lee: A Study in Contrasts. 6. I had actually read this title once before, but enjoyed it enough to reread it. Although Bruce Catton’s books are far better than many others written about the American Civil War, they cannot be said to be free from substantial mistakes. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. When General Grant took Vicksburg, he became Lincoln's favorite military man. He really provided enough details that made you feel the presence of this man. Instead, the greedy people who got Grant elected, were continuing to do whatever they could to make money off of the Reconstruction. Catton also served as the editor of American Heritage Magazine from 1954-1959 and served as senior editor from 1959 until his death in 1978. It recounts the American Civil War's final year, describing the campaigns of Ulysses S. Grant in Virginia during 1864 to the end of the war in 1865. It traces the development and personal growth of a man that became one of America's most outstanding military leaders. A Stillness at Appomattox (1953) is a non-fiction book written by Bruce Catton. These battles are described in crisp prose and just the right amount of detail. His beautiful prose flows. He rode into the White House on a wave of popularity after the was and the disaster with Andrew Johnson. It is the final volume of the Army of the Potomac trilogy that includes Mr. Lincoln's Army (1951) and Glory Road (1952). I. different. In the long line of Civil War historians, Catton is arguably the most prolific and popular of all, with Shelby Foote his only conceivable rival. There was a problem loading your book clubs. - you're there with the Army as Grant chases Lee into a boxed-in situation that ends the war. Though often vilified as being coarse and a drunkard, Catton presents a strong case that he was anything but. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on August 10, 2018. Starting at the bottom of page 295 in the 1956 edition of This Hallowed Ground, Catton outlined General Ulysses Grant’s plan for the battle at Chattanooga: “Grant proposed to … 1), Gettysburg: The Final Fury (Vintage Civil War Library), Vicksburg: Grant's Campaign That Broke the Confederacy, Pickett's Charge: Revised and Updated: A New Look at Gettysburg's Final Attack, The Complete Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant. Catton wrote in his memoir, Waiting for the Morning Train(1972), that their stories made a lasting impression upon him, giving: Catton attended Oberlin Coll… Bruce Catton gives us a balanced and thorough picture of the man, his methods, and his character. It covers the good and the weaknesses of the man in a fair way. Having finished Ron Chernow’s biography of Grant, I decided to go back to my library and re-read Bruce Catton’s shorter treatment of the subject, U.S. Grant and the American Military Tradition.Catton did most of his writing in the 50s and 60s, so some of the scholarship is … Even if you are bored and not interested in history you will still enjoy reading about the life of one of our greatest presidents. Along the way the reader sees Grant's career evolution from a barely known unskilled soldier to an ultra pragmatic leader of men and an aggressive victorious military commander. Thank you, thank you to Open Road Integrated Media and to Net Galley for providing me with the DRC. Refresh and try again. Bruce Catton (1899–1978) was a … Thank you, thank you to Open Road Integrated Media and to Net Galley for providing me with the DRC. For example, Mr Canton relates the often told story of Grant, as a boy, selling a horse. Something went wrong. Bruce Canton is an accomplished and acclaimed story teller about the American Civil War. The title of this book is a complete misnomer. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. His father was a Congregationalist minister, who accepted a teaching position in Benzonia Academy and later became the academy's headmaster. In this short book, the author offers a perspective of Grant character and abilities. He intuitively knew that troops with high morale can accomplish great things. This was such a good beginning book on Grant. He intuitively knew that troops with high morale can accomplish great things. II. Ulysses S. Grant is one of the most mis-understood men in American history. I have been on a reading kick as concerns presidents, and I wanted to know more about Ulysses Grant, besides always wanting to learn more about the Civil War. Grant was the commander, as Catton points out, that managed to forces the Confederates to surrender on three battlefronts. Works Cited. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. His beautiful prose flows. Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published Bruce Catton at his best: concise and easy to read. .orange-text-color {font-weight:bold; color: #FE971E;}View high quality images that let you zoom in to take a closer look. U.S. Grant and the American Military Tradition book. Published in 1969, this book by Bruce Catton is part two of a two-part biography of Ulysses S. Grant. 3), Bruce Catton's Civil War: Boxed 3 Volume Set, Captain Sam Grant/1822-1861 (Classic Biography of Ulysses S. Grant, Vol. I ended up feeling sorrow for him. Free shipping . I ended up. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. I highly recommend this book. Grant's trials and tribulations are brought to light. Pulitzer Prize–winning historian Bruce Catton’s acclaimed two-book biography of complex and controversial Union commander Ulysses S. Grant. He said that Grant was like a bulldog, clamped his teeth in and held on, never retreating. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. If historians were automobiles, Catton is the Ferrari to everyone else's Edsel. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. played in reversing the fortunes of the Union. The history of the surrender at Appomattox explains Grant's role in the peaceful reunification of the United States better than any other history or biography that I have seen. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Grant Moves South. I have been on a reading kick as concerns presidents, and I wanted to know more about Ulysses Grant, besides always wanting to learn more about the Civil War. He first wrote of Grant in the second and third volumes of the famous Civil War trilogy, Mr. Lincoln’s Army (1951), Glory Road (1952), and the Pulitzer Prizewinning A Stillness at Appomattox (1953). Bruce Catton is unsurpassed as a writer of Civil War history for a popular audience. $7.54. Grant is arguably the best general the United States has ever had. A fantastic book, written for young adults. Be the first to ask a question about U.S. Grant and the American Military Tradition. This brass-tacks biography of US Grant, who served as America’s finest Civil War general and also two terms as US president, was originally written for young adults. This Hallowed Ground: A History of the Civil War (Vintage Civil War Library). .orange-text-color {color: #FE971E;} Discover additional details about the events, people, and places in your book, with Wikipedia integration. Canton sees Grant's retelling of the story in his memoirs as. Catton, Bruce. This was such a good beginning book on Grant. The spine may show signs of wear. In this book, the first of a two-part series, Catton gives an in-depth look at Grant from … Free shipping . Please try again. This biography of Grant must be aimed at young adult readers, but it still has some of the artful prose characterized by other books by the author. Among his other works are Grant Moves South; Grant Takes Command; and a three-part chronicle endorsed by the US Civil War Centennial Commission, The Coming Fury, Terrible Swift Sword, and Never Call Retreat.

Bruce Catton makes it all come alive - really! Find all the books, read about the author, and more. 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. Catton has done his research, and provides his readers with a memorable portrait of General Ulysses S. Grant. Originally in The American Story Now it is something of an anomaly, and yet not a bad read for the right audience. Some are of course, but others may not want the job or simply cannot do the job. A thrilling account of the final years of the War Between the States and the great general who led the Union to victory. Previous page of related Sponsored Products. Bruce Catton When Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee met in the parlor of a modest house at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, on April 9, 1865, to work out the terms for the surrender of Lee's Army of Northern Virginia, a great chapter in American life came to a close, and a great new chapter began. This book examines how various Studebaker family members formed a corporate giant that sold some of America's most famous carriages and automobiles. The Battle of Gettysburg (Expanded, Annotated), A Rebel in Pickett's Charge at Gettysburg (Annotated), James Garfield: The Life and Legacy of the Second President to Be Assassinated, The Man with the Sawed-Off Leg and Other Tales of a New York City Block. His works, although well-researched, were generally not presented in a rigorous academic style, supported by footnotes. During 1941, he accepted a position as Director of Information for the War Production Board, and later he had similar jobs in the Department of Commerce and the Department of the Interior. Bruce Catton analyzes the contrast between the beliefs and strategies of Grant and Lee, while comparing their similar personalities in his essay, “Grant and Lee: A study in Contrast.” These two powerful generals, different yet similar, reflect the strength of opposing views which had come to a … The most comprehensive sympathetic treatment of Grant came with the works of Bruce Catton. At the start of World War II, Catton was too old for military service. Reviewed in the United States on July 8, 2016. The author, Bruce Catton, was the leading historian of the Civil War during his life. Even though it is aimed at the younger readers, it is still a good source for any reader who is wanting to learn more about his life. A classic. Please try again. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. This conclusion to Bruce Catton’s acclaimed history of General Grant begins in the summer of 1863. I saw this on Kindles Unlimited, and knew that Catton was a good writer of the Civil War time period. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Catton was known as a narrative historian who specialized in popular histories that emphasized the colorful characters and vignettes of history, in addition to the simple dates, facts, and analysis. Catton was born in Petoskey, Michigan, to George R. and Adela M. (Patten) Catton, and raised in Benzonia. Part one of the classic Civil War study of General Ulysses S. Grant, written by Pulitzer Prize-winner Bruce Catton, introduces General Grant as he undertakes his first Civil War command, and follows him as he leads his troops through a series of battles, including Belmont, Fort Donelson, Shiloh, Corinth, Chickasaw Bayou, Edwards Station, and Vicksburg. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. ", Readers’ Top Histories and Biographies of the Last 5 Years. 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