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C O N T ENTS.

IN T R O D U C T I O N.

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C H A P T E R I.
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GRANT'S ANCESTORs—HIS PARENTs—where AND WHEN HE WAS BORN– ANECDOTES OF GRANT—HIS FIRST PISTOL-SHOT-HE GOES TO SCHOOL AT GEORGETOWN — WHAT HE SAID TO HIS TEACHER—THE BUMBLE-BEE FIGHTER—GRANT BUYS A HoRSE OF FARMER RALSTON.—HE THRASHES HIS COUSIN JOHN FOR CALLING WASHINGTON A REBEL–MORE ANECDOTES ABOUT GRANT—HE SWIMS WHITE OAK CREEK IN A WAGON.—HOW HE FLANKED THE LOGS-MR. HAMIER GETS HIM AN APPOINTMENT TO WEST POINT—HIS ENTREE INTO THAT INSTITUTION.

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GRANT AS A CADET AT WEST POINT—HIS PROGRESS IN THE CIASSES-HE GRADUATES NO. 21 IN A CLASS OF THIRTY-NINE–WHO GRADUATED IN GRANT's CLASS, AND WHAT BECAME of THEM-WHAT GRANT LookED LIKE WHEN HE LEFT WEST POINT—ANECDOTE OF THE HERO–HE FAI, LS IN I.OVE WITH MISS JULIA DENT—IS ORDERED OFF TO MEXICO-PARTICIPATES IN THE BATTLES OF PALG ALTO AND RESACA DE LA PALMA—IS APPOINTED QUARTERMASTER—DISTINGUISHES IIIMSELF AT CHEPULTEPEC-WHAT THE OFFICIAL REPORTS SAY OF HIM—HIS OLD COMRADES IN MEXICO, AND WHAT BECAME OF THEM-RETURNS FROM THE MEXICAN WAR AND MARRIES. (11)

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