A New Study of General Grant

Here’s the New Yorker’s review of Ron Chernow’s new book. Read it HERE.

There has always been a lot of fantasy about Grant, some of it perpetuated by local students of history.  The best book about Grant is his own autobiography, which is available at the County Library and is a darned good read. 

2 thoughts on “A New Study of General Grant

    • Yes, and he missed his wife and children terribly. Apparently he would have resigned even without the drinking issue. He went back to the Midwest and when the war broke out he was given a command and never looked back.

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