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Ulysses S. Grant: A Resource Guide

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National Union Republican nomination. For president Gen. U.S. Grant. For vice president, Schuyler Colfax
National Union Republican nomination. For president Gen. U.S. Grant. For vice president, Schuyler Colfax.
1 print: woodcut printed in five colors, on wove paper. 1868.
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Finding Books by and about Ulysses S. Grant

The Library of Congress online catalog contains approximately eighty subject headings for books related to Ulysses S. Grant. To find works on any of these topics, select Browse, and enter the words Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 into the search box; then choose the Subjects beginning with option. You will get the list of Grant-related subject headings. Click on any heading to see a list of titles that have that subject heading and on any of the titles to access the book's bibliographic record.

From among the hundreds of Grant-related titles in the Library of Congress collections, the bibliography below highlights the most significant editions of works by Grant and a limited selection of biographies and other works particularly useful to a general audience and younger readers.

Selected Works by Grant

Grant, Ulysses S. Memoirs and Selected Letters: Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant, Selected Letters 1839-1865. 2 vols. New York: Library of America, 1990. [Catalog Record]
LC Call Number: E660 .G7562 1990

Grant, Ulysses S. Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant. New York: C. L. Webster & Co., 1885-86.
LC Call Number: E672 .G76 [Catalog Record]
Note: Volume 1 External Link and volume 2 External Link of this work has been made available online on the Internet Archive.

Simon, John Y., ed. The Papers of Ulysses S. Grant. Carbondale, Ill.: Southern Illinois University Press, 1967-.
LC Call Number: E660 .G756 1967 [Catalog Record]
Note: This work is available online on the Mississippi State University's Web site.

Selected Biographies and other Studies of Grant

Brands, H. W. The Man Who Saved the Union: Ulysses Grant in War and Peace. New York: Doubleday, 2012.
LC Call Number: E672 .B8 2012 [Catalog Record]

Bunting, Josiah, III. Ulysses S. Grant. New York: Times Books, 2004.
LC Call Number: E672 .B93 2004 [Catalog Record]

Carpenter, John A. Ulysses S. Grant, New York: Twayne Publishers, 1970.
LC Call Number: E672 .C29 [Catalog Record]

Catton, Bruce. Grant Moves South. Boston: Little, Brown, 1960.
LC Call Number: E672 .C293 [Catalog Record]

-----. Grant Takes Command. Boston: Little, Brown, 1969.
LC Call Number: E672 .C295 [Catalog Record]

-----. U.S. Grant and the American Military Tradition. Boston: Little, Brown, 1954.
LC Call Number: E672 .C3 1954 [Catalog Record]

Lewis, Lloyd. Captain Sam Grant. Boston: Little, Brown, 1950.
LC Call Number: E672 .L48 1950 [Catalog Record]

McFeely, William S. Grant: A Biography. New York: Norton, 1981.
LC Call Number: E672 .M15 1981 [Catalog Record]

Perret, Geoffrey. Ulysses S. Grant: Soldier & President. New York: Random House, 1997.
LC Call Number: E672 .P44 1997 [Catalog Record]

Scaturro, Frank J. President Grant Reconsidered. Lanham, Md.: University Press of America, 1998.
LC Call Number: E671 .S32 1998 [Catalog Record]

Simpson, Brooks D. The Reconstruction Presidents. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1998.
LC Call Number: E668 .S58 1998 [Catalog Record]

-----. Ulysses S. Grant: Triumph Over Adversity, 1822-1865. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2000.
LC Call Number: E672 .S614 2000 [Catalog Record]

Smith, Jean Edward. Grant. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2001.
LC Call Number: E672 .S627 2001 [Catalog Record]


Kelsey, Marie Ellen. Ulysses S. Grant: A Bibliography. Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 2005.
LC Call Number: Z8365.75 .K45 2005 E672 [Catalog Record]

Sayler, James, comp. Presidents of the United States--Their Written Measure: A Bibliography. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, 1996.
LC Call Number: Z1249.P7 S29 1996 [Catalog Record]

Younger Readers

Falkof, Lucille. Ulysses S. Grant, 18th President of the United States. Ada, Okla.: Garrett Educational Corp., 1988.
LC Call Number: E672 .F22 1988 [Catalog Record]

Haugen, Brenda. Ulysses S. Grant: Union General and U.S. President. Minneapolis, Minn.: Compass Point Books, 2005.
LC Call Number: E672 .H376 2005 [Catalog Record]

King, David C. Ulysses S. Grant. Woodbridge, Conn.: Blackbirch Press, 2001.
LC Call Number: E672 .K55 2001 [Catalog Record]

O'Brien, Steven. Ulysses S. Grant. New York: Chelsea House, 1991.
LC Call Number: E672 .O27 1991 [Catalog Record]

Rice, Earle. Ulysses S. Grant: Defender of the Union. Greensboro, N.C.: Morgan Reynolds Pub., 2005.
LC Call Number: E672 .R49 2005 [Catalog Record]

Sapp, Richard. Ulysses S. Grant and the Road to Appomattox. Milwaukee: World Almanac Library, 2006.
LC Call Number: E672 .S27 2006 [Catalog Record]

Schuman, Michael. Ulysses S. Grant. Berkeley, N.J.: Enslow Publishers, 2004.
LC Call Number: E672 .S38 2004 [Catalog Record]

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