Ulysses S. Grant

Summary

Vice president
President number
18
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Date of birth
1822-04-27
Date of death
1885-07-23
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Library of Congress Classification (E, 671, 680)
 

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United States of America (President, 1869-03-04, 1877-03-04)
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1.73 m (1.89 yd)
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"Unconditional Surrender" Grant
Hero of Appomattox
Lyss
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Ulysses S. Grant
 

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Assessment
Often ranked as one of the worst American presidents, his great service to the nation was the ratification of the Fifteenth Amendment.
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unknown
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politics
military
Connections from
ulysses simpson grant appointed general by abraham lincoln (Abraham Lincoln)
ulysses simpson grant defeated robert edward lee (Robert E. Lee)
ulysses simpson grant succeeded edwin mcmasters stanton (Edwin M. Stanton)
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mark twain published memoirs of ulysses simpson grant (Mark Twain)
abraham lincoln selected and dismissed ulysses simpson grant (Abraham Lincoln)
william thomas green morton appointed by ulysses simpson grant (William T. G. Morton)
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In 1839, Grant was sent to the US Military Academy at West Point and was enrolled, mistakenly, as Ulysses Simpson Grant, the name he adopted. (Details)
Grant saw military action during the Mexican War of 1846-48, first under General Zachary Taylor, then under General Winfield Scott, as regimental quartermaster. (Details)
He distinguished himself at the battle of Chatulpec on 13th September 1847, earning brevet commissions as first lieutenant and captain. (Details)
 

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