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Ulysses S. Grant : A Victor, Not a Butcher (Paperback) (III Edward H. Bonekemper)

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Ulysses S. Grant is often accused of being a cold–hearted butcher of his troops. In Ulysses S. Grant: A Victor, Not a Butcher, historian Edward H. Bonekemper III proves that Grant’s casualty rates actually compared favorably with those of other Civil War generals. His perseverance, decisiveness, moral courage, and political acumen place him among the greatest generals of the Civil War—indeed, of all military history. Bonekemper proves that it was no historical accident that Grant accepted the surrender of three entire Confederate armies and won the Civil War. Bonekemper ably silences Grant’s critics and restores Grant to the heroic reputation he so richly deserves.
Ulysses S. Grant is often accused of being a cold?hearted butcher of his troops. In Ulysses S. Grant: A Victor, Not a Butcher, historian Edward H. Bonekemper III proves that Grant?s casualty rates actually compared favorably with those of other Civil War generals. His perseverance, decisiveness, moral courage, and political acumen place him among the greatest generals of the Civil War?indeed, of all military history. Bonekemper proves that it was no historical accident that Grant accepted the surrender of three entire Confederate armies and won the Civil War. Bonekemper ably silences Grant?s critics and restores Grant to the heroic reputation he so richly deserves.
Number of Pages: 453
Genre: Biography + Autobiography, History
Sub-Genre: United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Regnery Pub
Author: III Edward H. Bonekemper
Language: English
Street Date: October 3, 2017
TCIN: 16102139
UPC: 9781621573036
Item Number (DPCI): 247-20-9098
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