Great Warrior Leaders/Thinkers

Grant, Ulysses Simpson, 1822-1885

General of the Armies; President of the United States

December 2000

Compiled by Bibliography Branch
Air University Library
Maxwell AFB, AL


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Please note: A call number beginning with "R" denotes a reference book.

American Military Leaders, edited by Roger J. Spiller and others. New York, Praeger, 1989. 416 p. 
Grant, pp 94-99.
Book call no.:  923.5 A512

Anderson, Nancy S. and Anderson, Dwight. The Generals--Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee. New York, Knopf, 1988. 523 p.
Book call no.:  973.70922 A548g

Arnold, James R. Grant Wins the War: Decision at Vicksburg. New York, J. Wiley, 1997. 387 p.
Book call no.:  973.7344 A756g

Atlas for the American Civil War
, edited by Thomas B. Griess. Wayne, NJ, Avery Publishing Group, Inc., 1986. 58 maps.
Book call no.:  R 911.73 A8812

Battle Chronicles of the Civil War,
edited by James McPherson. New York, Macmillan Publishing Co., 1989. 6 vols.
Grant, pp 55-78.
Book call no.:  973.73 B3362 v.6

Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Being for the Most Part Contributions by Union and Confederate Officers
, edited by Robert U. Johnson and Clarence C. Buel. New York, Century, [1887-1888]. 4 vols.
The Battle of Shiloh, by Gen Ulysses S. Grant, pp 465-486.
Book call no.:  973.73 B336

Beringer, Richard E and others. Why the South Lost the Civil War. Athens, University of Georgia Press, 1986. 582 p.
See index under Grant, Ulysses S. for appropriate page references.
Book call no.:  973.713 W629

Burne, Alfred Higgins. Lee, Grant and Sherman: A Study in Leadership in the 1864-65 Campaign. New York, Scribner's Sons, 1939. 216 p.
Book call no.:  973.736 B93L

Cannan, John. The Spotsylvania Campaign: May 7- 21, 1864. Pennsylvania, PA, Combined Publishing, 1997. 240 p.
Book call no.:  973.736 C224s

Catton, Bruce. The Civil War. New York, American Heritage, 1987. 382 p. (The American Heritage Library)
See index under Grant.
Book call no.:  973.7 C369ca

Catton, Bruce. Grant Takes Command. Boston, Little, Brown, 1969. 556 p.
Book call no.:  92 G76cc

Davis, William C. Death in the Trenches: Grant at Petersburg. Alexandria, VA, Time-Life Books, 1986. 176 p.
Book call no.:  973.737 D265d

Concise Dictionary of American Biography. Third edition complete to 1960 ed. New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1980. 1333 p.
Grant, Ulysses Simpson, General of the Armies, President of the United States, pp 368-369.
Book call no.:  R 920.07 C744 1980

Dictionary of American Biography. Volume 4, edited by Allen Johnson and Dumas Malone. New York, Scribner's, 1931. 1 vol.
Grant, vol. 4, pt 1, pp 492-501.
Book call no.:  R 920.07 D56 1964 v.4

Dictionary of American Military Biography, edited by Roger J. Spiller and others. Westport, CT, Greenwood Press, 1984. 3 vols.
Grant, Ulysses Simpson (military biography), pp 395-400.
See index for other references.
Book call no.:  R 923.573 D554 v.1

Downs, Robert B. Memorable Americans,  1750-1950.  Littleton, CO, Libraries Unlimited, 1983. 379 p.
Ulyses S. Grant, pp 132-135.
Book call no.:  R 920.073 D751m

Ellington, Charles G. The Trial of U.S. Grant: The Pacific Coast Years, 1852-1854. Glendale, CA, A. H. Clark Co., 1987. 248 p.
Book call no.:  973.820924 E46t

Frassanito, William A. Grant and Lee: The Virginia Campaigns, 1864-1865. New York, Scribner, 1983. 442 p.
Book call no.:  973.73 F843g

Fuller, J. F. C. Grant & Lee: A Study in Personality and Generalship. Bloomington, Indiana University Press, 1982. 323 p.
Also 1957 edition, 973.7 F966g.
Book call no.:  973.7 F966g 1982

Fuller, John Frederick Charles. The Generalship of Ulysses S. Grant. New York, Dodd, Mead, 1929. 452 p.
Book call no.:  92 G76f

Garraty, John A. and Carnes, Mark C., eds. American National Biography. New York, Oxford University Press, 1999. 24 v.
Ulysses S. Grant, pp 415-421.
Book call no.:  R 920.073 A512 v.9

Grant, Ulysses Simpson. Memoirs and Selected Letters: Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant, Selected Letters 1839-1865. New York, Library of America, 1990. 2 vols. in 1 (1199 p.)
Book call no.:  92 G76md

Grant, Ulysses Simpson. Personal Memoirs. New York, Charles L. Webster and Co., 1885. 2 vols.
Book call no.:  92 G76

Grant, Ulysses S. Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant. New York, Smithmark, 1994. 2 vols. in 1.
Book call no.:  92 G76p

Grant, Ulysses Simpson. Personal Memoirs, edited with notes and an introduction by E. B. Long. Cleveland, World Publishing, 1952. 608 p.
Book call no.:  92 G76 1952

Great Civil War Heroes and Their Battles, edited by Walton Rawls. New York, Abbeville Press, 1985. 303 p.
Ulysses Simpson Grant, pp 25-26, 28.
Book call no.:  R 923.573 G786

Great Lives From History: American Series, edited by Frank N. Magill. Pasadena, CA, Salem Press, 1987. 5 vols.
Grant, pp 968-974.
Book call no.:  R 920.073 G786 v.2

Hassler, Warren W., Jr. Commanders of the Army of the Potomac. Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University Press, 1962. 281 p.
Ulysses S. Grant, pp 195-244.
Book call no.:  923.573 H355c

Historical Times Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Civil War, edited by Patricia L. Faust. New York, Harper & Row, 1986. 849 p.
Grant, Ulysses Simpson, pp 320; 725.
Book call no.:  R 973.7 H673

Hubbell, John T. and Geary, James W., eds.  Biographical Dictionary of the Union: Northern Leaders of the Civil War. Westport, CT, Greenwood Press, 1995. 683 p.
Ulysses S. Grant, pp 207-209.
Book call no.:  R 973.7 B615

Hughes, Nathaniel C. The Battle of Belmont: Grant Strikes South. Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Press, 1991. 310 p.
Book call no.:  973.731 H894b

Johnston, R. M. Leading American Soldiers. New York, Holt, 1907. 371 p. 
Ulysses S. Grant, pp 137-192.
Book call no.:  923.5 J73L

Keegan, John. The Mask of Command. New York, Viking, 1987. 368 p. 
Grant and Unheroic Leadership, pp 164-234.
Book call no.:  355.3304109 K26m

Keegan, John and Wheatcroft, Andrew. Who's Who in Military History from 1453 to the Present Day. New York, William Morrow & Co., 1976. 367 p.
Grant, Ulysses Simpson, American (Union) General and President of the United States, pp 141-143.
Book call no.:  R 923.5 K26w

Korn, Jerry. Pursuit to Appomattox: The Last Battles. Alexandria, VA, Time-Life Books, 1987. 176 p.
Book call no.:  973.738 K84p

Lowry, Don. Towards an Indefinite Shore: The Final Months of the Civil War, December 1864-May 1965. New York, Hippocrene Books, 1995. 882 p.
Book call no.:  973.73 L921t

Lyman, Theodore. With Grant and Meade from the Wilderness to Appomattox. Lincoln, University of Nebraska Press, 1994. 371 p.
Book call no.: 973.78 L98m 1994

Macartney, Clarence E. Grant and His Generals. New York, McBride, 1953. 352 p. 
Book call no.:  973.74 M116g

Marshall-Cornwall, James H. Grant as Military Commander. New York, Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1970. 244 p.
Book call no.:  973.73 M369g

McConnell, Thomas G. Conversations with General Grant. Annandale, VA, Walnut Hill Publishing Co., 1990. 2136 p.
Book call no.:  92 G76mc

McCormick, Robert Rutherford. Ulysses S. Grant, the Great Soldier of America. New York, D. Appleton Century, 1934. 343 p.
Book call no.:  92 G76m

McFeely, William S. Grant: A Biography. New York, Norton, 1981. 592 p. 
Book call no.:  92 G76mb

Perret, Geoffrey. Ulysses S. Grant: Soldier & President. New York, Random House, 1997. 542 p.
Book call no.:  92 G76pa

Rhea, Gordon C. To the North Anna River: Grant and Lee, May 13-25, 1864. Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University Press, 2000. 505 p.
Book call no.:  973.736 R469t

Sifakis, Stewart. Who Was Who in the Civil War. New York, Facts on File, 1988. 766 p.
Grant, pp 260-262.
Book call no.:  R 973.70922 S573w

Smith, Gene. Lee and Grant: A Dual Biography. New York, McGraw-Hill, 1984. 412 p.
Book call no.:  973.7 S648L

Todd, Helen. A Man Named Grant. Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1940. 598 p.
Book call no.:  92 G76t

The Victors
, edited by Peter Young . Chicago, Rand McNally, 1981. 256 p. 
Grant at Vicksburg, 1863, pp 56-69.
Book call no.:  923.5 V646

Warner, Ezra
J. Generals in Blue: Lives of the Union Commanders. Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University Press, 1964. 679 p.
Grant, pp 183-186.
Book call no.:  R 923.573 W281ga

Webster's American Military Biographies. Springfield, MA, G. & C. Merriam & Co., 1978. 548 p.
Grant, pp 149-150.
Book call no.:  R 923.5 W385

Weigley, Russell F. The American Way of War. New York, Macmillian, 1973. 584 p. 
A Strategy of Annihilation: U.S. Grant and the Union, pp 128-152.
Book call no.:  355.0973 W418a

Williams, T. Harry. McClellan, Sherman and Grant. Westport, CT, Greenwood Press, 1962. 113 p.
Ulysses Simpson Grant, pp 78-110.
Book call no.:  923.573 W727m

Wilson, James Grant. General Grant. New York, D. Appleton, 1897. 390 p.
Book call no.:  92 G76wi


Beasley, Charles A. Grant and Eisenhower: A Comparative Study of the Soldier Turned Political Leader. Carlisle Barracks, PA, Army War College, March 1991. 34 p. 
Doc. call no.: M-U 39080-83 B3681g

Dodt, Robert C.  General Ulysses S. Grant: A Study in Generalship.  Quantico, VA, Marine Corps Command and Staff College,1986. 125 p. 
Doc. call no.: M-U 41886-71 D647g

Dubik, James M. Grant's Final Campaign: A Study of Operational Art. Ft. Leavenworth, KS, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, February  1990. 53 p. 
Doc. call no.: M-U 42022-2 D814g

Elley, Ben L. . Grant's Final Campaign: Intelligence and Communications Support. Ft. Leavenworth, KS, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, April 1992. 47 p. 
Doc. call no.: M-U 42022-2 E45g

Hogan, James P.  Grant at Vicksburg: A Critical Analysis.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, April 1992. 35p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 39080-83 H7141g

Inghram, Richard B. Grant and Sherman: Development of a Strategic Relationship. Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, April 1991. 23 p. 
Doc. call no.: M-U 39080-83 148g

Marks, Faye L.  Great Warriors of the American Civil War--Ulysses S. Grant and William T. Sherman.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air Command and Staff College, April 1984. 88 p. 
Doc. call no.: M-43122-U M3461g

Mass, Edwin R.  Ulysses Simpson Grant.   Maxwell AFB, AL, Air Command and Staff College, May 1965. 92 p. 
Doc. call no.: M-U 35582-7 M111u

Shields, Robert G. Ulysses S. Grant: The Architect of Victory in the U.S. Civil War. , Carlisle Barracks, PA, Army War College, April 1993. 63 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 39080-83 S555u


Grant, U. S.  The Battles of Chattanooga, Lookout Mountain and Missionary Ridge. Armor 69:41-47 May-June 1960

Grimsley, Mark. Ulysses S. Grant: His Life and Hard Times. Civil War Times Illustrated 28:20-57+ January-February 1990.

Maihafer, H. J.  Dismantling the Myth. Military Review 67:58-62 June 1987.

Maihafer, H. J.  The Partnership. U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings 93:49-57 May 1967.

Mangum, Ronald Scott. The Vicksburg Campaign: A Study in Joint Operations. Parameters 21:74-86 Autumn 1991.

Morris, Roy, Jr. Titans Clash in the Wilderness. Military History 14:42-56 April 1997.

Sullivan, Gordon R. Ulysses S. Grant and America's Power-Projection Army. Military Review 74:5-14 January 1994.

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