Ulysses S Grant

  • Ron Chernow on the Midterm Elections of 1866

    by Amy Davidson Sorkin

    In 1866, President Andrew Johnson pressured Ulysses S. Grant into joining him in a series of rallies where he aired his vulgarity and racism.

  • Review of Ron Chernow’s "Grant"

    by John Reeves

    Chernow has now provided us with a compelling explanation of why Grant was indeed the first soldier of the Civil War, though there’s always the matter of the sacrifice of all those lives lost in battle.