1885 PROVENANCE George Meade Gettysburg 1. Civil War Memoirs General Grant.
The art of war is simple enough. Find out where your enemy is. Get at him as soon as you can. Strike him as hard as you can and keep moving on. An important historical memoir of the Civil War, arguably the most important, and the best thing that Grant ever wrote.General Norman Schwartzkopf has recently called this the finest memoir of war experiences that has ever been penned. As such, it is valuable in its scope, its plain and clear analysis and language, and its broad conclusions about the conduct of the war. This copy belonged to Union General George Meade who famously defeated Confederate General Robert E. Lee at the Battle of Gettysburg during the U. Collation: Complete with all pages; 2 volumes.
Pages are very brittle and break easily. Provenance: Armorial Bookplate George Meade. Major General George Gordon Meade (1815 1872) was a career United States Army officer and civil engineer best known for decisively defeating Confederate General Robert E. Lee at the Battle of Gettysburg in the American Civil War.
He previously fought with distinction in the Second Seminole War and the MexicanAmerican War. During the Civil War, he served as a Union general, rising from command of a brigade to that of the Army of the Potomac. Earlier in his career, he was an engineer and was involved in the coastal construction of several lighthouses. 9.5in X 6.5in (24cm x 16.5cm).
Exceedingly rare and desirable provenance. The item "1885 PROVENANCE George Meade Gettysburg 1ed Civil War Memoirs General Grant" is in sale since Monday, December 28, 2020. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "schilb_antique_books" and is located in Columbia, Missouri. This item can be shipped worldwide.