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.
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.
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.
In an era of westward expansion with public land moving quickly into private hands, Grant had the foresight to preserve Yellowstone.