The Civil War, Day by Day

Gen. Ulysses S. Grant


Gen. Ulysses S. Grant

But “what I want. . . is generals who will fight battles and win victories. Grant has done this, and I propose to stand by him.” False rumors about Grant's drinking began to surface again. It was at this time that Lincoln reportedly said he would like to know Grant's brand of whiskey so he could send some to his other generals.




April's Archived Features:

 

 

 
All illustrations by Mort Künstler. Text by Michael Aubrecht, Dee Brown, Henry Steele Commager, Rod Gragg, Mort Künstler, James McPherson, and James I. Robertson, Jr. - Copyright © 2001-2011. All Rights Reserved. No part of the contents of this web site may be reproduced or utilized in any form by any means without written consent of the artist.