Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant

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CONTENTS.

VOLUME I.
PAGE
Preface

CHAPTER I.
Ancestry--Birth--Boyhood--West Point--Graduation15-31

CHAPTER II.
Army Life--Causes of the Mexican War--Camp Salubrity-- Corpus Christi--Mexican Smuggling--Spanish Rule in Mexico--Supplying Transportation--Trip to Austin-- Promotion to full Second Lieutenant--Army of Occupation32-53

CHAPTER III.
Advance of the Army--Crossing the Colorado--The Rio Grande--The Mexican War--The Battle of Palo Alto-- The Battle of Resaca de la Palma--Army of Invasion-- General Taylor--Movement on Camargo--Advance on Monterey--The Black Fort--The Battle of Monterey-- Surrender of the City54-73

CHAPTER IV.
Political Intrigue--Buena Vista--Movement against Vera Cruz--Siege and Capture of Vera Cruz--March to Jalapa --Battle of Cerro Gordo--Perote--Puebla--Scott and Taylor--Advance on the City of Mexico--Battle of Contreras--Assault at Churubusco--Negotiations for Peace --Battle of Molino del Rey--Storming of Chapultepec-- San Cosme--Evacuation of the City--Halls of the Montezumas74-97

CHAPTER V.
Promotion to First Lieutenant--Capture of the City of Mexico--The Army--Mexican Soldiers--Peace Negotiations --Treaty of Peace--Mexican Bull Fights--Regimental Quartermaster--Trip to Popocatapetl--Trip to the Caves of Mexico98-114

CHAPTER VI.
Return of the Army--Marriage--Ordered to the Pacific Coast--Crossing the Isthmus--Arrival at San Francisco --San Francisco--Early California Experiences--Life on the Pacific Coast--Promoted Captain--Flush times in California--Resignation--Private Life--Life at Galena --The Coming Crisis115-136

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  • Title Page iii
  • Introduction vii
  • Preface. 7
  • Contents 9
  • Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant. 15
  • Chapter II 32
  • Chapter III 54
  • Chapter IV 74
  • Chapter V 98
  • Chapter VI 115
  • Chapter VII 137
  • Chapter VIII 160
  • Chapter IX 187
  • Chapter X 220
  • Chapter XI 250
  • Chapter XII 279
  • Chapter XIII 312
  • Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant. Vol. II 345
  • Chapter XIV 347
  • Chapter XV 381
  • Chapter XVI 423
  • Chapter XVIII 505
  • Chapter XIX 563
  • Chapter XX 599
  • Chapter XXI 635
  • Index 667
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