DCB General Grant Discussion

This will be a light assignment. After General Grant is given command of all Union forces he is ordered to Washington to meet with the President and other officials. This is a great story and shows Grant's character. After Sherman warns Grant not to go with the Army of the Potomac, but to stay in the West, Grant decides to go with the Army of the Potomac and still direct all forces from there. Read about these events up to and including his movements against General Lee in the Wilderness. I have Question.

1. What can you tell about General Grant from his arrival in Washington, his meeting with Lincoln, his taking command of the Army of the Potomac, and his orders after the battle of the Wilderness?

This should be an easy one. One or two paragraphs is all that you need.