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Campaigning with Grant

Porter, Horace

Campaigning with Grant

by Porter, Horace

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Published by Time-Life Books in [Alexandria, VA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Grant, Ulysses S. 1822-1885 -- Military leadership.,
    • Porter, Horace, 1837-1921.,
    • United States. Army -- Biography.,
    • Generals -- United States -- Biography.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Horace Porter.
      SeriesCollector"s library of the Civil War
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE672 .P84 1981
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 546 p., [33] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages546
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4268409M
      ISBN 100809442000, 0809442027, 0809442019, 0809442035
      LC Control Number81014445

        The book points out that Grant also went to a synagogue dedication and sat through a lot of talk in Hebrew. That story is well known. But Chernow has found many others from new and obscure sources.   Which book was most helpful to you in working on your biography of Grant? I felt blessed by the existence of Horace Porter’s “Campaigning With .

        Buy Campaigning with Grant by Porter, Horace (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(45). Horace Porter's "Campaigning With Grant" is the next best thing to Grant's "Memoirs." Again, the clarity of writing, the descriptions of Grant's decision-making process, the anecdotes from If you had to read one book about U.S. Grant as a man this is it. Horace Porter knew Grant quite. well and thought he book was written in , it still.

      Check out this great listen on Horace Porter served as lieutenant colonel on Ulysses S. Grant's staff from April to the end of the Civil War. He accompanied Grant into battle in the Wilderness, Cold Harbor, and Petersburg campaigns, and was present at . Campaigning With Grant By Porter, Horace. Show all copies. Summary; Discuss; Reviews (0) From April until the end of the war Horace Porter served as lieutenant colonel attached to Ulysses S. Grant's staff. He accompanied Grant into battle in the Wilderness, Cold Harbor & Petersburg campaigns and was there at the Þnal surrender at McLean's.


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The book thus primarily follows Grant's Virginia campaign to win the war, which began at the Wilderness in May of and ended with the surrender at Appomattox in April of For a reader unfamiliar with the Civil War, this book is an instructive First of all, Porter is the real deal/5.

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New York, Century Co., (OCoLC) Campaigning with Grant by Horace Porter and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Campaigning with Grant This Campaigning with Grant book covers primarily Grant's later military career, i.e.,the period of his Overland Campaign to the end of Campaigning with Grant book Civil War.

It shows all the marks of a book published in in that the language is a bit stilted for modern readers to completely enjoy. Horace Porter () was an American soldier and diplomat who served as a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

In the last year of the war, he served on the staff of Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, writing a lively memoir of Brand: Golden Springs Publishing. Campaigning With Grant Author Porter, General Horace Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Good Jacket condition No Jacket Quantity available 1 Edition First edition Binding Hardcover Publisher The Century Co Place of Publication New York Date published Book Edition: First Edition.

Ships from Reno, NV. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP About this title: Synopsis: In Horace Porter, then a captain, met Ulysses S. Grant as Grant commenced the campaign that would break the Confederate siege at Chattanooga.

After a brief stint in Book Edition: Rpt Ed. Book digitized by Google from the library of University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Skip to main content. This Campaigning with Grant by Horace Porter.

Publication date Book from the collections of University of California Language English. Book digitized by Google from the library of University. For the final two years of the Civil War, Porter served as Ulysses S.

Grant's staff officer and personal confidant. In this brilliant memoir, Porter offers a rare, behind-the-scenes look at the man who led the Union to victory, detailing not only the campaigns as seen from Grant's tent, but the heroism and suffering of the troops in the field.

Chapter IV - Grant's Preparations for the Second Day in the Wilder­ Ness -- Hancock Flushed with VIctory -- Grant at A Critical Moment -- the Crisis of the Wilderness -- Grant's Demeanor on the Field -- Grant's Peculiar­ Ities in Battle -- Grant's Confidence in Success -- the General-In-Chief as Aid to A Drover -- Confu­ Sion Caused by A Night Attack -- Grant Administers A Reprimand.

Campaigning With Grant By General Horace Porter, L.L.D. Volume in The Collector's Library of the Civil War by Time-Life Books Inc. Reprinted from the Century first edition, New York pp. incl. Index ISBN: Having recently finished (re)reading the Grant Trilogy begun by.

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Grant's staff from April to the end of the Civil War. He accompanied Grant into battle in the Wilderness, Cold Harbor, and Petersburg campaigns, and was present at Lee's surrender at McLean's house/5(2).

Porter tells a host of anecdotes about Grant and this makes the book very personal and a reader is presented with a very human U.S. Grant. It is a shame that more people did not take this portrayal of Grant to heart and there wouldn't have been throughout the 20th century a 'Grant the Butcher' school and Grant seen as someone totally unfeeling /5(44).

LibriVox recording of Campaigning With Grant by Horace Porter. Read in English by David Wales In the last year of the American Civil War, Horace Porter served as aide-de-camp to General Ulysses S. Grant, then commander of all the armies of the North. This lively memoir was written from the extensive notes he took during that time.In Grant Under Fire, I demonstrated how Horace Porter—Ulysses S.

Grant’s staffer, friend, and biographer—could not be trusted for a true history of the General in the Overland ’s reverential Campaigning with Grant contained innumerable, implausible justifications and apologies for his chief. It parrots many of the inaccuracies from Grant’s .SMITHMARK Book CAMPAIGNING WITH GRANT by Horace Porter, CIVIL WAR History, $ + $ Shipping.

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