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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 836 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 690 0 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I. 532 0 Browse Search
John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army 480 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 406 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 350 0 Browse Search
Wiley Britton, Memoirs of the Rebellion on the Border 1863. 332 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 322 0 Browse Search
Col. John M. Harrell, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 10.2, Arkansas (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 310 0 Browse Search
Col. John C. Moore, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 9.2, Missouri (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 294 0 Browse Search
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Owen Wister, Ulysses S. Grant, IV. (search)
n be as impersonally candid as that. Richardson's version closely tallies with what is still reported on the coast. Grant's commandant asked for his resignation, which was not to be forwarded to Washington, but held in escrow, so to speak, that he might pull himself together. He could not, and the plain truth is that he drank himself out of the army. He departed into an era that was to be one of deepening gloom, remarking, Whoever hears of me in ten years will hear of a well-to-do old Missouri farmer. Expecting money at San Francisco, he did not get it. Sixteen hundred dollars were also owed him by the post-trader at Vancouver. He saw the man again, but the dollars never. The chief quartermaster of the coast found him penniless and forlorn, and helped him to go East. In New York he was generously helped by Buckner, who had ascended Popocatapetl with him. In the autumn he is seen working as a labourer on his father-in-law's farm near St. Louis. With his own hands he builds a
Owen Wister, Ulysses S. Grant, V. (search)
a man. He does not say that a month later, in Missouri, when these same men whom he had severely disas valuable. Not much happened to Grant in Missouri; and he took occasion to rub up his tactics. had been thrown up. Somewhat later than this Missouri time a young associate of Grant's, who perhap. On August 7, 1861, while still in south-eastern Missouri, he was made brigadier-general, to hisGrant was ordered about hither and thither in Missouri; but there is nothing decisive to record untiassigned the command of the district of South-east Missouri, he took up his headquarters at Cairo oand Curtis and Pope, Secession presently lost Missouri. This made safe Illinois across the river; fNew Orleans and the Gulf. Now Kentucky, like Missouri, had loyal citizens, but a Secession governoro send some forces against a Union command in Missouri. On November 5, Grant wrote to C. F. Smith, ts object. Polk did not send the troops into Missouri, as he intended: he kept them at hand against