Some Quotations from the Personal Memoirs of

Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885)

compiled by Hugo S. Cunningham
first posted 000715
last updated 000715

Source of all quotes listed here:
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant (edited with notes by E.B. Long, new introduction by William S. McFeely), reprint by Da Capo Press Inc/Plenum Publishing Corp, New York, 1982.

On duelling:

Invokes what would later be called "living Constitution" reasoning to justify suppression of rebellion, 1861-1865:
Stories about ingenious "foraging" during Sherman's march from Atlanta to the sea (Dec 1864):
On meeting Confederate General Robert E. Lee before the surrender at Appomattox VA, 9 April 1865:

The full text of the memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant has been posted at
by Richard Jensen, Professor-Emeritus of History at U-Illinois Chicago
for the Center for the Study of the Presidency (CSP)

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