Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885) was commanding general of the United States Army in the Civil War and the 18th president of the United States. William Tecumseh Sherman(1820-1891)was ageneralin theUnion Armyduring theCivil War. When Ulysses S. Grant was elelcted president in 1869, Sherman succeeded him asCommanding General of the U.S. Army, serving from 1869 until 1883.
"Anyone who wishes to know how and why the North won the Civil War can do no better than to read these volumes." -James McPherson, author of Battle Cry of Freedom