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Comparison of Grant and Lee

Summary: General Ulysses S. Grant was loveable and of good reputation. There seemed to be a charming side to his warlike endurance. He thrived in kindness and generosity, and if there was anything especially hard for him to manage, it was the sight of human suffering. Lee's great contribution to the art of war was his understanding of the part field defenses could play in aiding maneuver. In this, he was years ahead of his time, and it was not until the beginning of the 20th century that his methods were really understood and applied by the military world. His high character, his moral courage, his noble nature, and his mastery of the art of war, made him a notable figure in history.
Table Of Contents

I. Childhood

A. Parents

B. First Home

C. Early Years

II. School/Marriage

A. Military Training

B. Marriage/Home

C. Early Military Career

III. Civil War

A. Early Campaigns

B. Turning Point

C. Closing Battle

IV. After the War

A. New Career

B. Memoirs

C. Final Evaluations

V. Bibliography

A. Books

B. Articles

Table Of Contents

A. Parents

B. First Home

C. Early Years

Parents

Harry Lee was born in near Dumfries, Virginia on January 29, 1756. When his son was still very young he abandoned his family and left to go for war. He graduated at Princeton in 1773, and on the outbreak of the War of Independence, became an officer in the patriot forces. He served under distinction of Washington, and in 1778 was promoted major and given the important command of a small irregular corps, with which he won a great reputation as...

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