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Book two of this series on General Grant's life in the West and the Mississippi Valley Campaigns is twenty-three chapters originally published in The Midland Monthly from September to December, 1897. This book covers Grant's retirement from the army after the Mexican War, his life as a farmer and business man in Missouri, the origins of the stories of Grant's alcoholism and his life as a citizen, and the beginnings of his career in the Army during the Civil War after Abraham Lincoln's election. Illustrations of Grant, the people and places Grant encountered throughout this period of his life and career, and documents pertaining to his career are included throughout. Other pages of stories from the Midland Monthly appear throughout as this Grant history progresses over multiple issues.
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The Midland Monthly Magazine
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885
Ulysses S. Grant; United States Civil War; Mississippi Valley Campaign; General Grant
Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library, Grant's Life In the West and His Mississippi Valley Campaigns: A History, Book II
Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Grant's Life In the West and His Mississippi Valley Campaigns: A History, Book II, Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library, Mississippi State University Libraries