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Which side was Ulysses S. Grant was on?

Ulysses S. Grant was on the side of the North, or the Union. He was  the union counterpart of Robert E. Lee from the South. Before the  Civil War, both Grant and Lee were in (MORE)

How did Ulysses S. Grant die?

Grant died from throat cancer, possibly brought on constant cigar  smoking and by the strain of a banking scandal, in which he was  innocent, but was bankrupted as a non-exe (MORE)

How did Ulysses S. Grant get his name?

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 (MORE)

Did Ulysses S. Grant have a nickname?

Unconditional Surrender Grant. The Hero of Appomattox. The Galena Tanner. The Butcher. General Grant. Read more: (MORE)

Who was Ulysses S Grant?

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 (MORE)

What jobs did Ulysses S. Grant have?

Grant was a tanners son and grew up working the same trade until he left home to go to the US Military Academy at West Point. After graduation, he received a commission as an (MORE)

When did Ulysses S Grant die?

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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How did Ulysses S. Grant get his nickname?

When Hiram Ulysses Grant entered West Point 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 (MORE)