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Ulysses S. Grant

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Ulysses S. Grant was the 18th President of the United States and led the Union army during the Civil War.
Answer The story that I heard is that he got the name from a minor league teammate named LeRoy Irby in Fargo, ND in 1954. No explaination as to why Irby called Grant 'Mudcat', just that he did. hey my friend you are exactly right can you get n touch with me @ bartowdaman@yahoo.com plz very impor…
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U.S. Congressman, Thomas L. Hamer was pretty much the cause. Hamer erroneously nominated him for the United States Military Academy as Ulysses Simpson Grant, knowing Grant's mother's maiden name and forgetting that Grant was referred to in his youth as "H. Ulysses Grant" or "Lyss". Grant wrote his n…
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Ulysses S Grant (1822-1885) was the 18th president of the US and the commander of the Union army that won the Civil War. Grant was born in Point Pleasant , Ohio and grew up in Georgetown, Ohio where you can still visit his boyhood home. He graduated from the US Military Academy at West Point in 1843…
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He was the 18th president. he lived through April 27, 1822 - July 23, 1885. He was a general in chief of the union army for one year. he served for two terms as president then lost a 3rd in 1880. he died at age 63 in 1885 from a throat cancer.Ulysses S. Grant is a wonderful man.
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I think one answer is, he would fight. He was determined to remain on the offensive, which contrasted much with the overly cautious command of the Army of the Potomac over much of the war. An anecdote I have heard has some of Grant's detractors, as his reputation was building in the west, telling Li…
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Yellowstone National ParkAfter approval of S. 392 in the U.S. Senate and H.R. 764 in the U.S. House of Representatives, President Ulysses S. Grant signed into law the Yellowstone Park Act on March 1, 1872.It's a Federal Law!
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Ulysses S. Grant served two full terms as US president from March 4, 1869 until March 4, 1877. Grant was first elected in November, 1868. Grant was a Republican.
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The Battle of the Wilderness The Battle of the Wilderness, fought from May 5 to May 7, 1864, was the first battle of Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's 1864 Virginia Overland Campaign against General Robert E. Lee and the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia. Both armies suffered heavy casualties, a ha…
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His father asked a senator he knew to fill out the paperwork so Ulysses could go to West Point. Because this senator didn't take time to ask he wrote Ulysses's name down wrong as Ulysses S. Grant. His real name was Hiram Ulysses Grant.
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The S was a mistake. His parents named him Hiram Ulysses Grant but he went by Ulysses or Lyss. At the age of 17, Grant entered the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, after securing a nomination through his U.S. Congressman, Thomas L. Hamer. Hamer erroneously nominated him as "Ul…
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That's a matter of opinion. If you share his views and agree with his decisions, he was. If you disagree, he wasn't. Historians should not answer this question because it's opinionated. Of course, that's just my opinion. Lee was excellent on the defensive. His spoiling attacks repulsed several Union…
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His father asked a senator he knew to fill out the paperwork so Ulysses could go to West Point. Because this senator didn't take time to ask he wrote Ulysses's name down wrong as Ulysses S. Grant.
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The American Civil war. One might add that his "involvement" was merely that of commander of the winning side which led in turn to two spells as US president.
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Grant lived in several different places. He was born Point Pleasant, Ohio and grew up in Georgetown, Ohio He went away to West Point, NY, for college. He fought in the Mexican War and was later stationed in California. He quit the army and lived near St. Louis for awhile, then moved to Galena, Illin…
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His father asked a senator he knew to fill out the paperwork so Ulysses could go to West Point. Because this senator didn't take time to ask he wrote Ulysses's name down wrong as Ulysses S. Grant. His real name was Hiram Ulysses Grant.
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6 in the Mexican-American War 7 in the Civil war
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The Northern public liked the idea of the initials 'US', as it chimed with 'United States' and also 'Unconditional Surrender'.Also there has always been a suggestion that he was christened with a middle name 'Simpson'.
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5 ft 7¾ in Ulysses S Grant was 5 ft 7¾ in or lets say 5ft 8in if you want to round it up.
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Grant had two brothers and three sisters, who were Samuel Simpson Grant ( Sep. 23, 1825- Sep. 13, 1861) Clara Rachel Grant (Dec. 11, 1828- Mar. 6, 1865) (unmarried) Virginia Paine Grant Corbin ("Jennie")(Feb. 20, 1832- Mar. 28, 1881) married Abel Rathbone Corbin Orvil Lynch Grant ( May 15, 1835- A…
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Ulysses S. Grant was the name put on his paperwork put into West Point. (The senator that put them in didn't take the time to ask it seems).
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The 'S' is believed to stand for Simpson, which was his mother's maiden name. Some say it didn't stand for anything. It was just put there to indicate 'US', as in Uncle Sam, and also to echo his nickname 'Unconditional Surrender'.
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When Hiram Ulysses Grant entered West Point a mistake was made and he was enrolled under the name of Ulysses Simpson Grant. He had no desire to have his steamer trunk and other items marked with the initials HUG. He kept the name and later became known as unconditional surrender Grant or U S Grant. …
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On his estate at Mayslake, Oak Lake, Illinois. He died of a heart attack while fox hunting at Mayslake at the age of 63 on 27 August 1922.
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His parents named him Hiram Ulysses Grant. He was mistakenly enrolled at West Point as Ulysses S. Grant and he never had the mistake corrected. So, that was the name on his army record. The S did not stand for anything
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There was a mishap in college registrations. The clerk recorded him as Ulysses Simpson GRant. If he wanted his name changed he would have to re-enroll next year, so he kept it.
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When he joined the military at West Point the clerk mistakenly wrote that his name was Ulysses S. Grant
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They wanted other African Americans to avoid the court and take care of it theirselves.
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from 1869 - 1877
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The S did not really stand for anything - it was a mistake. President Grant was born Hiram Ulysses Grant. Congressman Thomas Hamer mistakenly nominated him to the U. S. Military Academy as "Ulysses S. Grant of Ohio" , possibly recalling that his mother's maiden name was Simpson. Therefore Grant was …
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Grant and Lee went head to head for the first time at the Battle of the Wilderness in 1864. Grant had assembled 120,000 men to Lee's 65,000. Grant lost 18,000 men to Lee's 11,000. Although Lee had won the battle, Grant, with his numerical superiority, inevitably won the war.Lee surrendered to Grant …
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Answer Ulysses S. Grant was one of the best generals in the civil war. His actual name was Hiram Ulysses Grant. Ulysses is his middle name, not his first name. The "S." doesn't stand for anything, he actually admitted that the "S." didn't stand for anything. The army had mis-recorded his name as …
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Grant's birth name was "Hiram Ulysses Grant." When Grant was nominated for West Point, the application was made in the name of "Ulysses S. Grant" (nobody knows why this mistake was made). Grant adopted this name while at West Point, and was given the nickname "Sam" (U.S. = "Uncle Sam"). His mother's…
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His father asked a senator he knew to fill out the paperwork so Ulysses could go to West Point. Because this senator didn't take time to ask he wrote Ulysses's name down wrong as Ulysses S. Grant. His real name was Hiram Ulysses Grant.
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Ulysses S. Grant was the name put on his paperwork put into West Point. (The senator that put them in didn't take the time to ask it seems).
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Ulysses S. Grant was the name put on his paperwork put into West Point. (The senator that put them in didn't take the time to ask it seems). Grant apparently did dislike the name ,since he did not ask that it be corrected ,and it was made part of his permanent record.
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Grant's army career was not advancing and he was 32. The Mexican War was over and the Indians were no longer a major threat. He was stationed in California, far from his wife and two children Missouri and his brothers and parents. His father-in-law needed someone to help run his plantation. The army…
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Prior to the Civil War he was a clerk in his father's tannery and leather store. He was a graduate of West Point and had seen service in the Mexican War under General Zachary Taylor and he was the President of the US.
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Grant was a union civil war general and commander of the Union army. He won several battles against his arch-enemy Robert E. Lee. After he had won the civil war for the north he was voted US president for two terms.he worked in a small tannery but , preferred working with his horsesHe graduated fro…
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No. He was way too poor prior to the beginning of the Civil War and didn't believe in it. (Incorrect; see below) The above answer is absolutely incorrect. It is true that he was too poor to own slaves (due to his own business failures) but he did inherit a slave by the name of William Jones from h…
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who was held hostage by Ulysses s. grant during the civil war
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They are the ones who carry the coffin/casket into the church and then to the cemetery or crematorium..
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There wasn't enough money for the government to function properly.Theodore Roosevelt had raised taxes and that had created a downfall on economic service. After the building of the Panama Canal transport had risen there. Citizens paid to cross in and out through the Panama Canal. The Canal was a suc…
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He was the the Northern "general-in-chief" at the end of the war.
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He Fought In: Mexican-American WarBattle of Rescaca de la PalmaBattle of Palo AltoBattle of MonterreyBattle of VeracruzBattle of Molino de ReyBattle of ChapultepecAmerican Civil WarBattle of Fort DonelsonBattle of ShilohSiege of VicksburgBattle of ChattanoogaOverland CampaignSiege of PetersburgAppom…
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Before becoming the 18th U.S. president, Ulysses S. Grant served as a U.S. general. He was also a commander of the Union armies during the late years of the American Civil War.
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That was the Battle of Shiloh which was fought on April 6 and 7 of 1862. It is also known as the Battle of Pittsburg Landing.
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Unconditional Surrender Grant. The Hero of Appomattox. The Galena Tanner. The Butcher.General Grant.
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The Republican party of the 1920's was very respected, although hated by Democrats. Theodore Roosevelt was on of the key presidents from that party during the time period. The republican party then was much more liberal than we know it today. It is also important to remember that America was in a ti…
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He died at the age of 63 on July 23, 1885. He was put in a tomb in New York overlooking the Hudson River.
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The Civil War and he was a staff officer in the Mexican American War.
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It was the first battle between ironclad warships. Monitor vs. Virginia (converted from the Merrimack) The battle between the Monitor and Virginia was important because it was the first naval battle where the ships involved used armored plating.
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Ulysses S. Grant was born on April 27, 1822.
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In total war was to destroy souths will to fightBecause he had a small penis
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Grant attended the US Military Academy at West Point for his college degree. Before that he went to grade school classes in his hometown of Georgetown, Ohio, to Maysvillle (OH) seminary for one year and to Presbyterian Academy in Ripley, Ohio for college prep work.
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Grant's father was a tanner and leather worker. Besides doing house=hold chores, Grant worked in his father's shop after he was old enough to do so safely.
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Grant as said in the question
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Gerald Ford was appointed vice president of the United States when Spiro Agnew was forced to resign in 1973 and then became president when Richard Nixon resigned in 1974.
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He was the the Union Army's and Lincoln's "General in Chief" at the end of the war. Some people may think that if it wasn't for Ulysses S. Grant, there would still be slavery. Lincoln should be given the credit for ending slavery. Grant's leadership (as a general) brought about the end of the civil…
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Grant engaged Braxton Bragg with 60,000 men
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James Madison graduated from what is now Princeton University. Woodrow got his bachelor's at Princeton and later returned as a professor and president of the college.
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Grant took office on March 4,1869.
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Ulysses Grant was commissioned a brigadier general May 17, 1861.
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Grant was born April 27, 1822. That would make him 192 at his birthday coming later this year in 2014.
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his favorite color was blue
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Grant and his wife are buried an elaborate tomb in Riverside Park in west-side upper Manhattan in New York City.
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In the early stage of the Civil War, as a Brigadier General and commander of the outpost of Cairo (Illinois), he learnt that the Confederate had occupied Columbus (Kentucky). Therefore the neutrality of Kentucky had been violated. He therefore took the initiative to seize the important position of P…
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He was a major general in the war and planned many of their attacks. He became the 18th President.
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The battle of Gettysburg
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McLean House, Appomattox Court House, Virginia Apr. 9, 1865
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He was a general in the civil war and was elected president.
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He became President in 1935
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He commanded the Union troops in Tennessee and Mississippi, culminating in the capture of Vicksburg, which ended the war in the West.Together with his rescuing the Army of the Cumberland from starvation at Chattanooga, this gained him enough credibility to be promoted General-in-Chief of the US Armi…
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By ending the system of prisoner exchange, knowing that the Confederates would run out of manpower first.
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Horatio Seymour from New York was the Democratic opposition to the Republican candidate ,U. S Grant in 1868. Grant was the winner, 219-80, in electoral votes.
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The political parties in the UK are many and varied. Anyone can start a political party though few may last long. Some are; Conservative Party Labour Party Liberal Party UKIP BNP Green Monster Raving Loony Communist GBPP Candidates can also run as independents.
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His fathers name was Jesse Root Grant and his mothers was Hannah Simpson Grant.
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There are a number of reasons why Ulysses S. Grant was reelected in 1872. The people wanted him in office and voted for him.
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Ulysses S. Grant was born on April 27, 1822 in Pleasant Point, Ohio.
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April 9, 1865if anyone knows what battle he surrendered at plz tell!!
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Unconditional Surrender Grant. The Hero of Appomattox. The Galena Tanner. The Butcher.General Grant.sources:http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Did_Ulysses_s._Grant_have_any_nicknames#ixzz1ndTT8S3x
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General Robert E.Lee surrendered because with his army surrounded, his men weak and exhausted, Robert E. Lee realized there was little choice but to consider the surrender of his Army to General Grant.
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"Unconditional Surrender" Grant
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Grant was never baptized into any church, though he accompanied his wife Julia Grant to Methodist services. Many sources list his religious affiliation as Methodist based on a Methodist minister's account of a deathbed conversion. He did leave a note for his wife in which he hoped to meet her again …
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By ending the Civil War, because the war could still be going on today for all we know.
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If they are the thin foil impressions, you could probably get a dollar or two for them. If they actually have some mass to them, as in actual weight, say a half oz. or so, they will have the value of the gold itself. Most of them, unfortunately, are a single atom thickness of gold on aluminum with s…
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Dates: November 12-December 22, 1864 Other Names: None Location: From Atlanta to Savannah, Georgia Key Individuals Involved in Sherman's March to the Sea: Union: Major General William Sherman Confederate: Major General Joseph Wheeler Outcome: Union Victory. Approx. 3100 casualties of which 2,100 we…
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He was elected in the year 1868.Ulysses S. Grant became the 18th President of the United States in 1869, serving a second term and leaving office in 1877.
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bEING ALIVE
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Two. The Mexican War and the US Civil War.
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Grant's father was Jesse Root Grant (January 23, 1794 - January 23, 1794) He was a tanner and ran a leather shop and hardware store. Grant's mother was Hannah Simpson Grant (November 23, 1798 -May 11, 1883 )
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He was the 18th president.
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Highly unlikely that either President actually signed a land grant in their own hand. Somewhere about 1830, President Andrew Jackson gave "secretarial authority" to others to pen his signature to the multitude of "ordinary" documents the President is expected to sign each day. The practice continues…
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if Im correct then a 007 rank is an authorisation to kill, obviously with good reason and in the realm of the situation. James Bond holds the rank of Commander in the Royal Navy.
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