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  • Grant Brigadier General Of Volunteers
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    ULYSSES S. GRANT " Grant: a biography' by William S. McFeely. Published by: Norton, Ww Copyright 1981 Ulysses Simpson Grant, (1822-1885), American general and 18th President of the United States. Grant, the most capable of the Union generals during the Civil War, was a master strategist. He won the first major Union victories. President Abraham Lincoln staunchly defended him against critics and promoted him to command all Union forces. Grant accepted Gen. Robert E. Lee's surrender at Appomattox ...
  • Confederate General During The Civil War
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    Ulysses S. Grant Ulysses Simpson Grant served effectively with Zachary Taylor's army at Monterey during the Mexican war. Right when the war began Grant obtained a position on the staff of General George McClellan. During the war he showed courage in both physically and morally manners. In February 1862 Grant captured Fort Henry and Fort Donelson with help from the Federal navy. In October he was appointed commander of the Department of Tennessee, and told to take Vicksburg, Mississippi. Earl Van...
  • Two Weeks Grant
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    Ulysses Hiram Grant was born April 27, 1822, in a two room frame house at Point Pleasant, Ohio. His father, Jesse Root Grant, was foreman in a tannery and a farmer. His mother, Hannah Simpson Grant, was a hard working frontier woman. When Ulysses was a year old, the family moved to Georgetown. There his father bought a farm, built a house, and set up his own tannery. Jesse and Hannah had five more children there, two boys and three girls. Grant love horses and learned to manage them at an early ...
  • Ulysess S Grant
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    George McClellan vs. U.S. Grant George McClellan and Ulysess S. Grant were two of the Civil War's most prominent Northern generals. In this essay I will describe the two generals and provide brief details on the battles they were acquainted with. George McClellan was a US Military Academy graduate with an exemplary record as a cadet. In 1857 he resigned his commission to enter the rapidly expanding railroad business, where he quickly demonstrated outstanding ability. McClellan, appointed by Linc...
  • Grant Money
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    Ulysses S. Grant rose to command all the Federal armies in the Civil War and lead them to victory. He was respected so much that he went on to be president of the United States for two terms. His time of glory didn't last forever though, he developed cancer and died bankrupt. Ulysses Hiram Grant was born April 27, 1822, in a two room frame house at Point Pleasant, Ohio (Ulysses S. Grant 1). His father, Jesse Root Grant, was foreman in a tannery and a farmer. His mother, Hannah Simpson Grant, was...
  • Ulysses Simpson Grant
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    Ulysses Simpson Grant Civil War Essay In this Essay I'm going to talk about Ulysses Simpson Grant and his great accomplishments in his life. Ulysses Simpson Grant was born at Point Pleasant, Ohio, on April 27, 1822. He graduated from West Point in 1843 and fought in the Mexican War. He got married to Julia Dent in 1848. He resigned from the army in 1854 after getting in trouble from his commanding officer about his drinking habits, for six years after resigning he held jobs in the Middle East of...

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