comparison of grant and lee

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comparison of grant and lee Introduction of a Comparison of Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee Grant and Lee: the titans of the American Civil War. It's difficult to compare their merits, because prejudice enters into the equation, rendering judgments that are tainted with passion. The cult of personality that has enveloped Lee frequently obfuscate his more mortal qualities. Such veneration Grant experienced in his own lifetime (in abundance) but his 20th century reputation …

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…and then celebrating the event in the nation's capitol." This immediately ended any discussion of the painting. It's a pity that some unreconstructed Southerners are unacquainted with Lee's admiration for Grant or the sacrifices Grant made for Lee when Andrew Johnson clamored for the Virginian's imprisonment. On his deathbed, Ulysses S. Grant wrote, "I would like to see truthful history written," and that sentiment is as true today as it was a hundred years ago.