This is an excellent biography with fantastic collections of charts, pictures, and maps. His time as a new General is something I found to be most interesting
Historian Ron Chernow takes the time to dispel the many rumors, innuendos, and flat-out misinformation campaigns levied against President Grant
A Chain of Thunder (Civil War: 1861-1865, Western Theater #2) by Jeff Shaara takes place in and around Vicksburg, Mississippi during the American Civil War.
This is not a comprehensive book, and it is not meant to be one. It’s a quick primer for those interested in the subject and would give one a sense of what they would like to read next.