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Author: Ulysses S. Grant
Publisher: Ulysses S. Grant - Reviews, Discussion, Bookclubs, Lists
Copyright: 2008

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In the words of Mark Twain, this is Ulysses S. Grant, the simple soldier who, all untaught by the silken phrasemakers, linked words together with an art surpassing the art of the schools and put into them something which will bring to American ears, as long as America shall last, the roll of his vanished drums and the tread of his marching hosts.

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Ulysses S. Grant rose from obscurity to head the victorious Union army in the Civil War and later became President.