Military Review English Edition July-August 2014 - Page 110

A GENERAL WHO WILL FIGHT: The Leadership of Ulysses S. Grant Harry S. Laver, University Press of Kentucky, Lexington, 2013, 189 pages, $32.50 I n Charles Portis 1968 novel, a man of “True Grit” is brought to life; grit being defined as having perseverance, fortitude, firmness of mind, resilience, and unyielding courage. In A General Who Will Fight: The Leadership of Ulysses S. Grant, author Harry Laver also explores a man of similar qualities. Laver chal