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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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What was Hiram Ulysses S. Grant?

Hiram Ulysses Grant is better known as Ulysses S. Grant. When he went to the military academy, he didn't want HUG stencilled on all his equipment, so he changed his name.


How did Hiram Ulysses S. Grant get his name changed to Ulysses S. Grant?

When he joined the military at West Point the clerk mistakenly wrote that his name was Ulysses S. Grant


How did Ulywsses Grant's name get changed to Ulysses S. Grant?

He was originally Hiram Ulysses Grant, but his family called him Ulysses. Then he enlisted in the war and was registered as Ulysses Simpson Grant , with his mother's maiden name after that he decided to leave it Ulysses S. Grant.


What was Ulysses S. Grant real name?

Hiram Ulysses Grant


What is Ulysses S. Grant's first name?

Ulysses S. Grant was born Hiram Ulysses Grant on April 27, 1822.


How did hiram Ulysses S. Grant name get changed to Ulysses S. Grant?

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).


Did Ulysses S. Grant change his name?

Yes. He was born Hiram Ulysses Grant.


Which US President's first name was really Hiram?

Ulysses S. Grant. Ulysses S. Grant.


Who was Ulysses S. Grants dads name?

Hiram Ulysses Grant, a name passed on to US Grant, but mistakes by certain government officials changed his name.


Why did Ulysses S. Grant change his name from Hiram Ulysses S. Grant to Ulysses S. Grant?

He didn't. When Hiram Ulysses Grant entered West Point a mistake was made and he was enrolled under the name of Ulysses Simpson Grant. He kept the name and later became known as unconditional surrender Grant or U S Grant.


What was president grants firs t name?

Ulysses S. Grant but was born Hiram Ulysses Grant.


Which president's first two initials were US?

Ulysses S, Grant is the one. His parents named him Hiram Ulysses Grant, but when he got to West Point he found he had been enrolled as Ulysses S. Grant by some mistake and he never had it changed.


How did hiram Ulysses S. Grant's name get changed to Ulysses S. Grant?

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.


Why did Ulysses S. Grant change his name from Ulysses S. Grant?

His original name was Hiram Ulysses Grant. He didn't want to or mean to change it. When he went to a military academy, they signed him up as that. Since then, he was known as Ulysses S. Grant.


Who was the Great Union General who led his men to victory?

Ulysses S. Grant and his real name was Hiram Ulysses Grant.


How did Ulysses S. Grant get his name changed?

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.


Full name of Ulysses S. Grant?

Hiram Ulysses Grant. It is frequently said that Grant's middle name was "Simpson." It was not. His middle name was "Ulysses" and he admitted that the "S" in his name stood for nothing.


How did Hiram Ulysses S. Grant get his name changed to Uysses S Grant?

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. not like this but got his name when he was born like thart


What was Ulysses S. Grants full name?

Hiram Ulysses Grant. They say his middle name was Simpson, it was not.


Why did Hiram Ulysses S. Grant changed his name to Ulysses S. Grant?

The name change was an accident. It occurred when he entered West Point and found that he had been recorded as Ulysses S. Grant. He made no effort to have it corrected so he must have liked it. He may not have liked so much being HUG.


When did Hiram Ulysses S. Grant enlist?

he enlisted in 1839 at the age of 17


What was the name of the general who led the union army to many victories in the south?

yo mama jK USELLYS S GRANT


How did Hiram Ulysses S. Grant change his name to Ulysses S. Grant?

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).


Which US president was named Hiram?

Ulysses Grant was named Hiram Ulysses by his parents. He was mistakenly enrolled as Ulysses S. Grant when he entered West Point and he did not correct the mistake . Possibly he was happy to lose the initials HUG.


His real name was Hiram Ulysses S. Grant How did he change it to Ulysses S. Grant?

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).