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Introduction Preface: THE GREATEST CIVIL WAR GENERAL Chapter One: LIVING A TROUBLED LIFE Chapter Two: 1861: SEEKING A CHANCE TO FIGHT Chapter Three: WINTER 1862: CAPTURING FORTS HENRY AND DONELSON Chapter Four: SPRING 1862: SALVAGING A VICTORY AT SHILOH Chapter Five: 1862-3: SURVIVING FRUSTRATION UPON FRUSTRATION Chapter Six: MAY-JULY 1863: VANQUISHING VICKSBURG Chapter Seven: AUTUMN 1863: SAVING CHATTANOOGA Chapter Eight: EARLY 1864: PLANNING A NATIONAL CAMPAIGN Chapter Nine: SUMMER 1864: ATTACKING LEE'S ARMY Chapter Ten: LATE 1864: TIGHTENING THE NOOSE Chapter Eleven: EARLY 1865: WINNING THE WAR Chapter Twelve: OVERVIEW Appendix I: HISTORIANS' TREATMENT OF ULYSSES S. GRANT Appendix II: CASUALTIES IN GRANT'S BATTLES AND CAMPAIGNS Appendix III: The Critical Election of 1864: How Close Was It? Bibliography Acknowledgments Notes Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Grant, Ulysses S, (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 Military leadership, United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Campaigns, Generals United States Biography, United States, Army Biography