Captain Sam Grant. (Book, 1950) [Hayden Memorial Library @ Citrus College]
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Captain Sam Grant.

Author: Lloyd Lewis
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, 1950.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
This biography covers Grant's youth and young manhood from 1822 to 1861. The narrative covers from Grant's birth, his days at West Point; his courtship and marriage, his experiences during the Mexican war, and his subsequent time as a civilian before his comeback as a soldier during the Civil War.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Ulysses S Grant; Grant, Ulysses Simpson <1822-1885>; Ulysses Simpson Grant; Ulysses S Grant; Ulysses S Grant
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lloyd Lewis
OCLC Number: 456820
Description: viii, 512 pages : portrait ; 22 cm
Contents: "Somewhere, where there are girls" --
"He'll take care of himself" --
"No very common head" --
Unwillingly to school --
Decision for the future --
Emmy Dent's enchantment --
"Curious, important, surprising" --
The first red drops --
"Dearest Julia" --
The bloody streets of Monterey --
Red ball and the White Mountain --
"Like plumes in a helmet" --
Red, ragged whiskers --
The flag on Grasshopper Hill --
"The deed is done" --
"Spanish is for lovers" --
The son of temperance --
Letters from home --
Army overcoat of fading blue --
"I set free William forever" --
"The awful leap" --
Washburne and war --
"Men, go to your quarters!"

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This biography covers Grant's youth and young manhood from 1822 to 1861. The narrative covers from Grant's birth, his days at West Point; his courtship and marriage, his experiences during the Mexican war, and his subsequent time as a civilian before his comeback as a soldier during the Civil War.
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