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The Papers of Ulysses S. Grant: June 1-August 15, 1864
The Papers of Ulysses S. Grant
June 1-August 15, 1864
Hardcover      ISBN: 0809311178
On June 2, 1864, Ulysses S. Grant post­poned until the following morning an assault on Confederate lines near Cold Harbor planned for that afternoon be­cause of delays in positioning troops. In the meantime, Confederate forces strengthened their lines, and the assault became a slaughter that haunted Grant for the rest of his life. Thus began a summer of frustration for the general-in-chief of the U.S. Army. By failing to press their advantage, Major General William F. “Baldy

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Abraham Lincoln: Speeches and Writings 1859-1865
Abraham Lincoln
Speeches and Writings 1859-1865
Hardcover      ISBN: 0940450631
The President's writings trace his opposition to slavery, share his appraisal of the presidential election, and document his leadership during the Civil War.
A Rough Ride to Albany: Teddy Runs for Governor
A Rough Ride to Albany
Teddy Runs for Governor
Hardcover      ISBN: 096615701x
A historian provides an account of Roosevelt's fight for the governorship of New York State, a four-month struggle beginning with his military triumph in Cuba and culminating in his election as governor. Corry addresses his campaign strategy, political trade-offs, and the many personalities involved in Roosevelt's political milieu. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Jefferson and Monticello: The Biography of a Builder
Jefferson and Monticello
The Biography of a Builder
Paperback      ISBN: 0805014632
A look at Jefferson's private life reveals much about life in colonial and Federal America while exploring his lifelong passion for the building of Monticello
It Takes a Village, and Other Lessons Children Teach Us
It Takes a Village, and Other Lessons Children Teach Us
Hardcover      ISBN: 0684818434
The First Lady shares her observations on the needs of children and families in the modern, fragmented, fast-paced world and explores diverse ways in which we can improve family and community life. 500,000 first printing. $125,000 ad/promo.
Theodore Rex
Theodore Rex
Paperback      ISBN: 0812966007
Describes Theodore Roosevelt's presidency as he faced the challenges of a new century in which the United States would become a world power, and discusses his accomplishments and failures, the enemies he made, and his family life. Reprint. 250,000 first printing.
Eisenhower: Soldier and President
Eisenhower
Soldier and President
Paperback      ISBN: 0671747584
Traces Eisenhower's rise to prominence and power in the military and in his political career
John Adams
John Adams
Hardcover      ISBN: 0684813637
Chronicles the life of America's second president, including his youth, his career as a Massachusetts farmer and lawyer, his marriage to Abigail, his rivalry with Thomas Jefferson, and his influence on the birth of the United States.
Abraham Lincoln: Speeches and Writings 1832-1858
Abraham Lincoln
Speeches and Writings 1832-1858
Hardcover      ISBN: 0940450437
The President's writings trace his involvement in Illinois politics, his opposition to slavery, and his political debates with Stephen Douglas
An Hour Before Daylight: Memories of a Rural Boyhood
An Hour Before Daylight
Memories of a Rural Boyhood
Paperback      ISBN: 0743211995
The former president offers an account of growing up on a Georgia farm during the Depression and provides profiles of the people who shaped his life.