Since even the important Grant
literature offers a pilgrimage of reading such as few have leisure to undertake, those books most directly and compactly authentic or remunerative have been marked with a star.
Works of controversy are not included.
Several volumes, once conspicuous, are omitted because of their present trifling value.
It is impracticable to enumerate many documents,--Sumner
's speeches, for example,--essential though they be to the student.
and his campaigns.
By Henry Coppee
(New York, 1866: Charles B. Richardson
.) By far the best of the early military biographies.
With General Sheridan
's last campaign.
By a staff officer [F. C. Newhall
, 1866: J. B. Lippincott