Professor explores reasons Gen. Grant considered quitting the Army
June 6th, 2012 | New York Times
"Grant on the Edge" is Thom Bassett's latest installment in "Disunion," the New York Times' series on the Civil War. In it, Bassett, a lecturer in Bryant's Department of English and Cultural Studies, explores the reasons Ulysses S. Grant was contemplating quitting the Army in June 1892, and the role William T. Sherman played in changing Grant's mind.
Bassett is writing a novel about Sherman and the burning of Columbia, S.C., in February 1865.
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