Context of The most complete and authentic history of the life and public services of General U.S. Grant, "the Napoleon of America" : containing a full account of his early life; his record as a student at the West Point Military Academy; his gallantry in the Mexican War; his honorable career as a businessman in St. Louis and Galena; his eminent services to his country in our great Civil War; his election to the presidency; his able and patriotic administration; his tour around the world, with an account of the great honors shown him by the emperors, kings and rulers of all nations; his heroism in suffering and pathetic death