Grant, Ulysses Simpson

Ulysses Simpson Grant, detail
Life span
04/27/1822—07/23/1885

Life Summary

Full name
  Ulysses Simpson Grant
Place of Birth
Burial Place
Birth Date Certainty
  Exact
Death Date Certainty
  Exact
Gender
  Male
Race
  White
Sectional choice
  North
Origins
  Free State
No. of Spouses
  1
No. of Children
  4
Family
 
Jesse Root Grant (father), Hannah Simpson (mother), Julia Dent (wife, 1848)
Education
  West Point (US Military Academy)
Occupation
  Politician
  Military
  Farmer or Planter
  Businessman
Relation to Slavery
  Slaveholder who freed slaves
Political Parties
  Democratic
  Republican
Government
  President
  Grant Administration (1869-77)
Military
  US military (Pre-Civil War)
  Union Army
  US military (Post-Civil War)

Note Cards

Events

Major Topics

Documents

Subject
 
Date Title
11/07/1861 Major-General Leonidas Polk, CSA, Report on the Battle at Belmont, November 7, 1861
11/08/1861 Brigadier-General U.S. Grant, To the troops of the November 7, 1861 engagement at Belmont, Missouri, November 8, 1861
11/09/1861 Flag Officer A.H. Foote, USN to Navy Secretary Gideon Welles, Report on the Battle of Belmont, November 9, 1861
11/12/1861 Brigadier-General U.S. Grant, Report of the November 7, 1861 engagement at Belmont, Missouri, November 12, 1861
02/09/1862 Brigadier General Lloyd Tilghman to Confederate Headquarters at Bowling Green, Kentucky, February 9, 1862
02/03/1863 Cleveland (OH) Herald, “The Coming Siege of Vicksburg,” February 3, 1863
05/17/1863 New York Herald, “The Pen and the Sword,” May 17, 1863
05/26/1863 Abraham Lincoln to Isaac Newton Arnold, May 26, 1863
05/29/1863 John A. McClernand to Abraham Lincoln, May 29, 1863
06/06/1863 Thomas Ewing to Abraham Lincoln, June 6, 1863
06/07/1863 Recollection of Colonel Hermann Lieb, commander of the 9th Louisiana at the Battle of Milliken's Bend, June 7, 1863
07/04/1863 Recollection by William T. Sherman, Siege of Vicksburg Ends, July 4, 1863
07/17/1863 New York Times, “Gen. Banks,” July 17, 1863
06/16/1864 Abraham Lincoln, Speech at Great Central Sanitary Fair, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, June 16, 1864
12/26/1864 Abraham Lincoln to William T. Sherman, December 26, 1864
04/08/1865 Editorial, "Grant's Negro Troops," Chicago Tribune, April 8, 1865
04/15/1865 Edwin M. Stanton to Major General William T. Sherman, April 15, 1865
04/19/1865 George Alfred Townsend, "The Obsequies in Washington," April 19, 1865
05/08/1865 Charges and specifications against the Lincoln Conspirators on trial in Washington, D.C., May 8, 1865
03/07/1872 Carlisle (PA) American Volunteer, “Lecture by Frederick Douglass,” March 7, 1872

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