most vivid story of the cavalry battles yet told.
III.* personal history of Ulysses S. Grant
By Albert D. Richardson
, 1868: American Publishing Company.) Full of anecdote and interest.
On the whole, better than either its contemporaries or its followers.
Military history of Ulysses S. Grant
By Adam Badeau
(New York, 1868-81: D. Appleton
& Co.) A pompous third-rate production, and untrustworthy.
V. The Virginia
campaign of ‘64 and ‘65.
By Andrew A. Humphreys
(New York, 1883: Charles Scribner
's Sons.) The admirable temper and ability of this book place it far above any military narrative thus far written in this country.
VI. * personal Memoirs of U. S Grant