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In all, this is a marginally useful book, if, as I did, you listened to it on audio.
Not only is the book filled with basic factual errors it paints such a saintly figure of General Grant that one would suspect Mosier is related.
I say this because at the beginning of the book, Mosier admits that he does not have much information on Grant the man.
As a devoted Civil War fan, I can give you that, yes there are numerous errors in this book. Dates and details are often not up to snuff. Read morePublished 10 months ago by zackeroo
This is one of the worst biographies I've read.
In one statement Mosier says that Grant emerged as the greatest general the nation produced. What about Robert E. Lee? Read more
There is no doubt that U.S. Grant was the main reason that the Civil War did not bleed America any more than it did and for few more years. Read morePublished on December 8, 2011 by R. Yu
Grant (from the Great Generals series) by John Mosier is one of the best military books I have ever read. It is a part of a series of sort treatises on famous generals. Read morePublished on December 12, 2008 by Jack Vaughan
In my humble opinion, while Mosier has written a book with interesting insights and conclusions about Grant's ability as a general, I feel that he got too much into analysis of his... Read morePublished on March 28, 2007 by Michael Taylor
I wish that I read these reviews before purchasing this book and hope that a few will save their dough by reading this. Read morePublished on March 7, 2007 by J. Hill
Have to concur that the book abounds in factual errors and this is a shame because the overall approach and observations about Grant's genius are sound. Read morePublished on November 10, 2006 by Dale H. Robinson