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U.S. Grant : American Hero, American Myth (2013, original release: 2009)


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Published: Chapel Hill : University Of North Carolina Press, [2013] ©2009
Series: Civil War America (Series)
Description:  373 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 1469609908, 9781469609904, 9781469609904,
Language:  English

Most Americans today are unaware of how revered Grant was in his lifetime. Joan Waugh uncovers the reasons behind the rise and fall of his renown, underscoring as well the fluctuating memory of the Civil War itself

Youth -- The magnanimous general -- A great soldier might be a baby politician -- The most famous living American -- Historian of the Union cause -- Pageantry of woe: the funeral of U.S. Grant -- The nation's greatest hero should rest in the nation's greatest city -- Who's [really] buried in Grant's tomb? Related Searches:
Grant, Ulysses S. -- 1822-1885 -- (Ulysses Simpson),
Grant, Ulysses S. -- 1822-1885 -- (Ulysses Simpson), -- Public opinion
Grant, Ulysses S. -- 1822-1885 -- (Ulysses Simpson), -- Influence
United States. -- Army -- Biography
Presidents -- Biography -- United States
Generals -- Biography -- United States
Collective memory -- United States
Public opinion -- United States
United States -- History -- Public opinion -- Civil War, 1861-1865
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