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Brooks, William E. (1875-1960) Grant of Appomattox, a study of the man, by William E. Brooks

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00456.01 Author/Creator: Brooks, William E. (1875-1960) Place Written: Indianapolis, Indiana Type: Book signed Date: 1942 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Inscribed by Brooks to Ralph Hutchinson, 12 October 1942. Signed by Dwight D. Eisenhower as "presented to me," and dated 21 November 1946. Published by the Bobbs-Merrill Company. First edition.

People: Brooks, William Elizabeth, 1875-1960.
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969.

Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Keywords/Subjects: President Military History, Civil War, Union Forces, Union General, Appomattox, Literature and Language Arts

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