William S. McFeely

William S. McFeely was an American historian known for his work on the American Civil War and post-Civil War era. He won the 1982 Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography for his book 'Grant: A Biography,' a comprehensive study of Ulysses S. Grant. McFeely's scholarship was noted for its depth of research and insight into the complexities of historical figures and events.


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  1. 1. Grant: A Biography

    This biography provides an in-depth look into the life of Ulysses S. Grant, the 18th President of the United States and a commanding general during the Civil War. The book explores Grant's military career, his presidency, and his personal life, including his struggles with alcoholism. The author presents a balanced view of Grant, highlighting both his achievements and his flaws, and offers a detailed account of his role in shaping the United States during a critical period in its history.