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  • Lafayette in the somewhat United States

    Lafayette in the somewhat United States2015

    by Sarah Vowell

    (13,744)

    Summary: On August 16, 1824, an elderly French gentlemen sailed into New York Harbor and giddy Americans were there to welcome him. Or, rather, to welcome him back. It had been 30 years since the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.3 VOW

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The notorious Benedict Arnold [downloadable audiobook] / a true story of adventure, heroism, & treachery

    The notorious Benedict Arnold / a true story of adventure, heroism, & treachery2012

    by Steve Sheinkin

    (4,129)

    Summary: On a bitter cold day in January 1741 Benedict Arnold was born. Little did anyone know that he would grow up to become the most infamous villain in American history. But first, he would be one of the...  more »

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  • Valiant ambition [CD book] : George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the fate of the American Revolution

    Valiant ambition : George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the fate of the American Revolution2016

    by Nathaniel Philbrick (read by Scott Brick)

    (6,935)

    Summary: In September 1776, the vulnerable Continental Army under an unsure George Washington (who had never commanded a large force in battle) evacuates New York after a devastating defeat by the British...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 973.3 PHI

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • Grant

    Grant2017

    by Ron Chernow

    (21,505)

    Summary: A sweeping and dramatic portrait of one of our most complicated generals and presidents, Ulysses S. Grant. Grant's life has typically been misunderstood. All too often he is caricatured as a chronic...  more »

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    Call #: B GRANT

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  • Grant [CD book]

    Grant2017

    by Ron Chernow (read by Mark Bramhall)

    (21,505)

    Summary: A sweeping and dramatic portrait of one of our most complicated generals and presidents, Ulysses S. Grant. Grant's life has typically been misunderstood. All too often he is caricatured as a chronic...  more »

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    Call #: CD BOOK B GRANT

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  • Grant [eBook]

    Grant2017

    by Ron Chernow

    (21,358)

    Summary: A sweeping and dramatic portrait of one of our most complicated generals and presidents, Ulysses S. Grant. Grant's life has typically been misunderstood. All too often he is caricatured as a chronic...  more »

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  • George Washington [downloadable audiobook] / first in war, first in peace

    George Washington / first in war, first in peace2006

    by James Andrew Crutchfield

    Summary: Between 1753, when he was commissioned as a major of Virginia militia, and 1775, when the second Continental Congress named him Commander-in-Chief of all colonial military forces, George Washington...  more »

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  • 1858 : Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant and the war they failed to see

    1858 : Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant and the war they failed to see2008

    by Bruce Chadwick

    (250)

    Summary: "1858 explores the events and personalities of the year that would send the America's North and South on a collision course culminating in the slaughter of 630,000 of the nation's young men, a...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.7 CHA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • 1858 [eBook] : Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant and the war they failed to see

    1858 : Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant and the war they failed to see

    by Bruce Chadwick

    (250)

    Summary: "1858 explores the events and personalities of the year that would send the America's North and South on a collision course culminating in the slaughter of 630,000 of the nation's young men, a...  more »

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  • American warlords : how Roosevelt's high command led America to victory in World War II

    American warlords : how Roosevelt's high command led America to victory in World War II2015

    by Jonathan W Jordan

    (318)

    Summary: The story of the greatest "team of rivals" since the days of Lincoln. In a lifetime shaped by politics, President Franklin D. Roosevelt proved himself a master manipulator. But when war in Europe and...  more »

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    Call #: 973.917 JOR

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Who was Julius Caesar?

    Who was Julius Caesar?2014

    by Nico Medina

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (386)

    Summary: Looks at the life and accomplishments of the ancient Roman general and leader.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B WHO

    Location: Juvenile Biographies

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • George Washington [downloadable ebook]

    George Washington2013

    (1)

    Summary: Although more than 200 years have passed since the death of the first U.S. president, the name George Washington still invokes deep patriotism and pride in the country he helped found. A leader on...  more »

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  • Ulysses S. Grant [DVD] : warrior, president.

    Ulysses S. Grant : warrior, president.2005

    Summary: Reappraises Grant's career, from his pre-civil war days as a failed soldier, to his transformation into the greatest Union hero of the Civil War, to his presidency, rocked by scandal and economic...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD B GRANT

    Location: DVDs Biography

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  • Who was George Washington?

    Who was George Washington?2009

    by Roberta Edwards

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (1,281)

    Summary: In 1789, George Washington became the first president of the United States. He has been called the father of our country for leading America through its early years. Washington also served in two...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J B WHO

    Location: Juvenile Biographies

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  • Washington [downloadable ebook] / a life

    Washington / a life2010

    by Ron Chernow

    (54,919)

    Summary: In "Washington : a Life" celebrated biographer Ron Chernow provides a richly nuanced portrait of the father of our nation, dashing forever the stereotype of a stolid, unemotional man, and revealing...  more »

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  • Eisenhower : in war and peace

    Eisenhower : in war and peace2012

    by Jean Edward Smith

    (8,983)

    Summary: A peerless biographer returns with a new life of Dwight D. Eisenhower that is as full, rich, and revealing as anything ever written about America's thirty-fourth president.

    BOOK

    Call #: B EISENHOWER

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  • A fiery peace in a cold war : Bernard Schriever and the ultimate weapon

    A fiery peace in a cold war : Bernard Schriever and the ultimate weapon2009

    by Neil Sheehan

    (713)

    Summary: From Sheehan, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning classic "A Bright Shining Lie," comes the never-before-told story of the nuclear arms race that changed history--and of the visionary American Air...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 355 SHE

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • His Excellency : George Washington

    His Excellency : George Washington2004

    by Joseph J Ellis

    (37,075)

    BOOK

    Call #: B WASHINGTON

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  • Valiant ambition : George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the fate of the American Revolution

    Valiant ambition : George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the fate of the American Revolution2016

    by Nathaniel Philbrick

    (6,935)

    Summary: An "account of the complicated middle years of the American Revolution that shares lesser-known insights into the tragic relationship between George Washington and Benedict Arnold." -- NoveList.

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.3 PHI

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Revolutionary friends : General George Washington and the Marquis de Lafayette

    Revolutionary friends : General George Washington and the Marquis de Lafayette2013

    by Selene Castrovilla

    (171)

    Summary: An account of the friendship between the first American president when he was an officer in the Continental Army and the young Marquis de Lafayette describes how the latter came to America to offer...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 973.41 CAS

    Location: Juvenile Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Robert E. Lee

    Robert E. Lee1988

    by Manfred Weidhorn

    (14)

    Summary: Traces the life, career, and achievements of the general who commanded the Confederate army during the Civil War.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B LEE

    Location: Juvenile Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • George S. Patton : a biography

    George S. Patton : a biography2003

    by David A Smith

    (27)

    BOOK

    Call #: B PATTON YA

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  • Inspiring animated heroes [DVD]. George Washington

    Inspiring animated heroes . George Washington2005

    Summary: Animated biography of George Washingtin.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD FAMILY INSPIRING

    Location: DVDs Family

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Julius Caesar : dictator for life

    Julius Caesar : dictator for life2010

    by Denise Rinaldo

    Series: Wicked History

    (135)

    Summary: A short biography of the life and career of Julius Caesar.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B WICKED

    Location: Juvenile Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Dwight D. Eisenhower : a great American hero

    Dwight D. Eisenhower : a great American hero1990

    by Jack C Harris

    (7)

    Summary: Biography of Dwight David Eisenhower, 34th President of the United States.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B EISENHOWER

    Location: Juvenile Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Ulysses S. Grant : general and president (1822-1885)

    Ulysses S. Grant : general and president (1822-1885)1988

    by Dan Zadra

    Summary: A biography of the Civil War hero and eighteenth president of the United States.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B GRANT

    Location: Juvenile Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • George Washington

    George Washington1936

    by Ingri D'Aulaire

    (924)

    Summary: A simple biography of Washington, telling of the major events in his life and stressing the upbringing that endowed him with the qualities of leadership.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B WASHINGTON

    Location: Juvenile Biographies

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  • George Washington

    George Washington1999

    by Tara Baukus Mello

    (4)

    Summary: A biography of George Washington, the general who led the American army in the Revolutionary War and then became the first president of the United States.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B WASHINGTON

    Location: Juvenile Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • George Washington, spymaster : how the Americans outspied the British and won the Revolutionary War

    George Washington, spymaster : how the Americans outspied the British and won the Revolutionary War2004

    by Thomas B Allen

    (1,063)

    Summary: A biography of Revolutionary War general and first President of the United States, George Washington, focusing on his use of spies to gather intelligence that helped the colonies win the war.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B WASHINGTON

    Location: Juvenile Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The man who saved the Union : Ulysses Grant in war and peace

    The man who saved the Union : Ulysses Grant in war and peace2012

    by H. W Brands

    (5,562)

    Summary: A masterful biography of the Civil War general and two-term president who saved the Union twice, on the battlefield and in the White House, holding the country together at two critical turning points in our history.

    BOOK

    Call #: B GRANT

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  • George Washington [downloadable audiobook]

    George Washington2006

    by Calista McCabe Courtenay

    Summary: Listen to the fascinating life of George Washington, the "Father of the Republic". This biography traces the life of George Washington from his early life as a surveyor to his retirement at Mount...  more »

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  • Being George Washington : the indispensable man, as you've never seen him

    Being George Washington : the indispensable man, as you've never seen him2011

    by Glenn Beck

    (3,292)

    Summary: Combining biography and Washington's own writings with his own trademark insights, comments, and sidebars, Beck explores our nation's first president and describes how Washington's beliefs and...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.41 BEC

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Fighter pilot : the memoirs of legendary ace Robin Olds

    Fighter pilot : the memoirs of legendary ace Robin Olds2010

    by Robin Olds

    (2,484)

    Summary: A biography of top fighter pilot and squadron commander Robin Olds--who arrived in Vietnam in 1966 to find a dejected group of pilots and motivated them by placing himself on the flight schedule...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 358.4 OLD

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Who was Alexander the Great?

    Who was Alexander the Great?2016

    by Kathryn Waterfield

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (327)

    Summary: When Alexander was a boy in ancient Macedon, he already had grand ambitions. He complained that his father, the great king of Macedon, wasn't leaving anything for him to conquer! This, of course, was...  more »

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    Call #: J B WHO

    Location: Juvenile Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Ulysses S. Grant : the unlikely hero

    Ulysses S. Grant : the unlikely hero2013

    by Michael Korda

    Series: Eminent Lives

    (577)

    Summary: A lavishly illustrated edition of Michael Korda's acclaimed biography of the man who ended the Civil War, served two terms as president, and wrote one of the most successful military memoirs in...  more »

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    Call #: B GRANT

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  • The man who saved the Union [CD book] : Ulysses Grant in war and peace

    The man who saved the Union : Ulysses Grant in war and peace2012

    by H. W Brands (read by Stephen Hoye )

    (5,562)

    Summary: Ulysses Grant rose from obscurity to discover he had a genius for battle, and he propelled the Union to victory in the Civil War. After Abraham Lincoln's assassination and the disastrous brief...  more »

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    Call #: CD BOOK B GRANT

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  • My share of the task : a memoir

    My share of the task : a memoir2013

    by Stanley A McChrystal

    (1,646)

    Summary: General Stanley McChrystal, the commanding officer of all U.S. and coalition forces in Afghanistan, frankly explores the major episodes and controversies of his eventful career.

    BOOK

    Call #: 355 MCC

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Custer

    Custer2012

    by Larry McMurtry

    (651)

    Summary: In this lavishly illustrated volume, Larry McMurtry, the greatest chronicler of the American West, tackles for the first time one of the paramount figures of Western and American history--George...  more »

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    Call #: B CUSTER

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  • George S. Patton : World War II general & military innovator

    George S. Patton : World War II general & military innovator2010

    by Marty Gitlin

    Series: Military Heroes

    (5)

    Summary: Examines the life of George S. Patton. Covered in detail is Patton's role as a general during World War II, including his successful campaigns in North Africa and Europe.

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    Call #: B PATTON YA

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  • Lafayette and the American Revolution

    Lafayette and the American Revolution2010

    by Russell Freedman

    (271)

    BOOK

    Call #: J B LAFAYETTE

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