Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant Part Two

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Kessinger Publishing, Mar 1, 2005 - Biography & Autobiography - 652 pages
There were no possible means of obtaining news from the garrison, and information from outside could not be otherwise than unfavorable. What General Taylor's feelings were during this suspense I do not know; but for myself, a young second-lieutenant who had never heard a hostile gun before, I felt sorry that I had enlisted. A great many men, when they smell battle afar off, chafe to get into the fray.

About the author (2005)

John Y. Simon is Director of the Ulysses S. Grant Association and Pro-fessor of History at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
David L. Wilson is Adjunct Associate Professor of His-tory at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

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