Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant: A History of the Union Cause

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1
Ulysses S. Grant, The Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant, Eds. Mary Drake McFeely and William S. McFeely (New York: The Library of America, 1984), p. 169. Hereafter, PMUSG.
2
“Bruce Catton, U.S. Grant: Man of Letters,“ American Heritage 19 (June 1968).
3
U.S. Grant to Julia Dent Grant, July 8, 1885, The Papers of Ulysses S. Grant, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Series 10, Box 2.
4
My account of Grant's writing his memoirs is based partly on the following: Adam Badeau, Grant in Peace: From Appomattox to Mount McGregor, A Personal Memoir (Hartford, 1887) and “The Last Days of General Grant,” Century Magazine, Vol. 30 (October 1885); Richard Goldhurst, Many Are the Hearts: The Agony and Triumph of Ulysses S. Grant (New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1975); William S. McFeely, Grant: A Biography (New York: W.W. Norton and Company, 1982); PMUSG, eds. Mary Drake McFeely and William S. McFeely, pp. 1162–1170; Thomas Pitkin, The Captain Departs: UlyssesS. Grant's Last Campaign (Carbondale, Il, 1973).
5
The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, ed. William Morris (Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1969). Autobiography as a genre is considered in the following: Joyce Appleby, Inheriting the Revolution (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2000); Robert Folkenflick, ed., The Culture of Autobiography: Constructions of Self Representation (Stanford University Press, 1993); Jacquelyn Dowd Hall, “'You Must Remember This‘: Autobiography As Social Critique,” The Journal of American History (September 1998): 439–465; Charles Taylor, Sources of the Self: The Making of Modern Identity (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1989).
6
PMUSG, p. 773.
7
PMUSG, p. 779.
8
Frederick Douglass, “U.S. Grant and the Colored People: His Wise, Just, Practical and Effective Friendship,” Speech given on July 17, 1872 in Washington D.C. in UCLA Special Collections, Westwood, California.
9
As quoted in Bruce Catton, U.S. Grant: Man of Letters, p. 98.
10
Daniel Aaron, The Unwritten War: American Writers and the Civil War (Madison: The University of Wisconsin Press, 1975, 1987); Writing the Civil War, eds. James

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