In southern Ohio, events to mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of Ulysses S. Grant start in February and continue through the end of April, 2022.
‘Crucible of Command’ by William C. Davis
This dual biography viewing Lee and Grant as equally worthy had the bad luck to come out just before shares in Lee’s reputation crashed. Its dual biography format is still useful.
‘Hold on with A Bulldog Grip’ by John F. Marszalek
An entertaining and accessible short biography of Grant for a student or general reader that’s also interesting for Grant fans and Civil War buffs.
World’s First National Park, Created by Grant, Celebrates 150 Years
In an era of westward expansion with public land moving quickly into private hands, Grant had the foresight to preserve Yellowstone.