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Ulysses S. Grant, 18th President of the United States and commander of the Union forces in the Civil War, tells the story of his life in his own words. In this opening volume, Grant covers his early years, including his time at the U.S. military academy at West Point and his service during the Mexican War under Zachary Taylor. Grant wrote his memoirs in order to rescue his family from debt and they were published as he lay dying of throat cancer. Today, they are an American classic. Download and start listening now!

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by F Charles | 7/29/2009

    " One of the most important works of US history. What he chooses to disclose and the beauty of his writing gives great insight into this flawed and important American. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Robert Steck | 7/2/2008

    " Best personal memoir of the Rebellion I've come across. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Troy | 2/15/2008

    " An intimate look inside the mind of one of America's greatest generals. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Clay | 1/5/2008

    " It amazes me the command of language in the 19yh century. A real pleasure to read...now on to volume 2! "

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Author Ulysses S. Grant

Ulysses S. Grant (1822–1885) was a general in the Civil War and the eighteenth president of the United States. He wrote his memoirs after being diagnosed with throat cancer and succumbed to the disease a mere week after its completion.