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Hero of Fort Donelson ! Vicksburg ! Chattanooga ! Petersburg!
General Johnston's! and other Rebel Armies.
With a full history of his Life, Campaigns, and Battles, and
306 CHESTNUT STREET.
Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1865, by
T. B. PETERSON & BROTHERS, In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States, in and for the
Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
Birth of Lieutenant-General Grant, and his ancestors....
His early youth and education-Interesting anecdotes... 24
He enters West Point-His term at that Institution..... 26
He graduates on June 13th, 1843
He enters the Army and is ordered to Missouri–He is
ordered to the Southwest — His gallant services in
His Marriage He is ordered to the Pacific-His resigna
tion from the Army—Becomes a Farmer, Collector,
He removes to Galena, Illinois, in 1859..
The Rebellion-He is appointed Mustering Officer of the
Is appointed Colonel, and is ordered to Missouri-He is
appointed Brigadier-General of Volunteers-His bold
movement upon Paducah, Kentucky....
He issues a Proclamation to the citizens of Paducah 37
Proposed exchange of Prisoners between General Grant
The Battle of Fredericktown, Missouri, and Colonel Plum-
mer's Official Report of the same.....
The movement down the Mississippi River_The Battle
of Belmont, with General Grant's Official Report of the
General Grant's letter to his Father, with a full descrip-
General McClernand's Official Report-General Grant's
Order as read to his Troops......
General Grant's letter to General Polk-General Polk's
General Grant assumes command of the District of Cairo,
-Issues an Order, and appoints his Staff Officers
Important Reconnoissance and Orders......
Preparing for an advance The capture of Fort Henry.. 49
The Battle of Fort Donelson, and its captare.
General Buckner's letter to General Grant wishing Com-
missioners appointed to agree upon terms of Capitula-
tion-General Grant's reply to General Buckner.... 54
General Buckner's surrender to General Grant, ....
General Grant is appointed Major-General of Volunteers
-He takes command of the District of West Tennessee,
and issues a Congratulatory Order....
Military restriction in Tennessee. The Courts ordered
closed and Martial Law declared
General Grant at Fort Henry-A testimonial of regard
presented to him in the shape of a costly sword,
The Battle of Pittsburg Landing
Detailed account of the Battle, by an eye-witness of it.. 60
General Grant's Official Report of the Battle of Pittsburg
Correspondence between Generals Beauregard and Grant. 66
Important Reconnoissances in the direction of Corinth,
Pea Ridge, Monterey and Purdy.....
Reorganization of the Army-General Grant second in
General Grant villified-An able Defence is made of him
in the House of Representatives, at Washington, by the
Hon. E. B. Washburne, of Illinois, on May 2d, 1862.. 70
Skirmishing, before Corinth — The evacuation of that
Important Orders issued at Memphis-General Grant as-
sumes command of the Department of West Tennessee
The Battle of Iuka General Grant's Official Report of it. 78
General Grant issues a Congratulatory Order to his vic-
General Grant congratulates
the Armies of the West for
General Grant assumes command of the Department of
Tennessee, and issues his General Orders