New book by Malta resident recounts Grant’s final days
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WILTON, N.Y. >> Award-winning journalist Bob Conner became fascinated with Ulysses S. Grant's final days after moving to the local area and learning that he died atop Mount McGregor, at present-day Grant Cottage State Historic Site.

He even began writing a play about the late Civil War hero and 18th president's time there, but abandoned the project after learning that celebrated playwright John Guare had already taken up the theme of a dying Grant in his work, "A Few Stout Individuals.


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