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    • Reminiscences of Ulysses S. Grant

    • First-Hand Accounts of the General, The President, and the Man from Those Who Knew Him
    • By: Adam Badeau, William T. Sherman, James Harrison Wilson, and others
    • Narrated by: Andrew Mulcare
    • Length: 4 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    These are personal reminiscences of Grant which allow us to peer back in time to see him through the eyes of those who knew him. Some of the anecdotes describe brief encounters with Grant, while others are from historically prominent men who knew Grant well. What they have in common are the intimate details that reveal the personality and character of General Grant.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing

    • By Carl Palmateer on 01-19-18

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Campaigning with Grant

    • By: Horace Porter
    • Narrated by: Noah Waterman
    • Length: 12 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    Horace Porter served as lieutenant colonel on Ulysses S. Grant's staff from April 1864 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. Throughout the war, he kept extensive notes that capture Grant's conversations, as well as his own observations of military life.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great book, narrator not so good

    • By bachplay on 11-30-09

    Regular price: $20.76