Statistics for occurrence #1 of “General Grant” in chapter 26 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:
...cations for managing an Army of such a size, but had not the necessary knowledge to be the leader of anything more than a division under another general.
These and many other considerations induced General Grant to take the command of the Army at Vicksburg himself.
He had become convinced that the siege would be a long one.
and made his preparations accordingly.
Hearrived in person at Young's Point on ...
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