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Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant

By: Ulysses S. Grant

...d—oldest son, by the second marriage. Peter Grant went early to Maysville, Kentucky, where he was very prosperous, married, had a family of nine child... ...ter Grant, who, though not a tanner himself, owned a tannery in Maysville, Kentucky. Here he learned his trade, and in a few years returned to Deerfie... ...s large, inherited her views, with the exception of one son who settled in Kentucky before the war. He was the only one of the children who entered th... ...e winters of 1836-7 and 1838- 9. The former period was spent in Maysville, Kentucky, at- tending the school of Richardson and Rand; the latter in Ripl... ...d Cincinnati, forty-five miles away, several times, alone; also Maysville, Kentucky, often, and once Louisville. The journey to Louisville was a big o... ...hemselves become aggressive. They soon drove the rebel cavalry back beyond Corbin’s Bridge. Fighting between Hancock and Hill continued until night pu... ...s front. He had been forced over to the Catharpin Road, crossing the Po at Corbin’s and again at Wooden Bridge. These are the bridges Sheridan had giv...

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