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  2. Ulysses S. Grant | Biography, Presidency, & History | Britannica

    Ulysses S. Grant, original name Hiram Ulysses Grant, (born April 27, 1822, Point Pleasant, Ohio, U.S.—died July 23, 1885, Mount McGregor, New York), U.S. general, commander of the Union armies during the late years (1864–65) of the American Civil War, and 18th president of the United States (1869–77). Grant was the son of Jesse Root Grant, a tanner, and Hannah Simpson, and he grew up in ...

  3. Ulysses S. Grant | The White House

    In 1865, as commanding general, Ulysses S. Grant led the Union Armies to victory over the Confederacy in the American Civil War. As an American hero, Grant was later elected the 18th President of ...

  4. Ulysses S. Grant - Civil War, Facts & Quotes - HISTORY

    Ulysses Grants Early Years . Hiram Ulysses Grant was born on April 27, 1822, in Point Pleasant, Ohio.The following year, he moved with his parents, Jesse Grant (1794-1873) and Hannah Simpson ...

  5. 18th United States President, Civil War Union Lieutenant General. Born in Point Pleasant, Ohio, his birth name was Hiram Ulysses Grant. At age seventeen he entered the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, where they misnamed him Ulysses Simpson Grant, a name he kept. After graduation, his first...

  6. Ulysses S. Grant — Wikipédia

    Ulysses S. Grant, né Hiram Ulysses Grant le 27 avril 1822 à Point Pleasant et mort le 23 juillet 1885 à Wilton, est un homme d'État américain, 18 e président des États-Unis mais il est également largement connu pour avoir commandé les armées unionistes durant la guerre de sécession. Après une brillante carrière militaire, il fut ...

  7. Ulysses S. Grant and the American Civil War - Wikipedia

    Ulysses S. Grant was a very popular man in the United States after the American Civil War. After President Lincoln was assassinated in April 1865, Grant became America's first four-star general and would aid Congress, led by the Radicals, in their effort to reconstruct the South.

  8. Ulysses S. Grant - Civil War, Facts & Quotes - Biography

    Ulysses S. Grant was entrusted with the command of all U.S. armies in 1864 and relentlessly pursued the enemy during the Civil War. In 1869, at age 46, Grant became the youngest president in U.S ...

  9. Ulysses S. Grant is known as the victorious Civil War general who saved the Union and the 18th President of the United States. He first met Julia Dent, his future wife, at her family home, named White Haven. From 1854 to 1859 the Dents, Grants and an enslaved African-American workforce lived on the property.

  10. TOP 25 QUOTES BY ULYSSES S. GRANT (of 107) | A-Z Quotes

    Ulysses S. Grant, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Stephen Crane, Jefferson Davis, Abraham Lincoln (2012). “The Modern Library Civil War Bookshelf 5-Book Bundle: Personal Memoirs, Uncle Tom's Cabin, The Red Badge of Courage, Jefferson Davis: The Essential Writings, The Life and Writings of Abraham Lincoln”, p.725, Modern Library

  11. Ulysses S. Grant III - Wikipedia

    Ulysses Simpson Grant III (July 4, 1881 – August 29, 1968) was a United States Army officer and planner. He was the son of Frederick Dent Grant, and the grandson of General of the Army and American President Ulysses S. Grant