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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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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.


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



Ulysses S. Grant. 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).


Yes. He was born Hiram Ulysses Grant.


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


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.


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.


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


Ulysses S. Grant but was born Hiram Ulysses Grant.


Ulysses S. Grant and his real name was Hiram Ulysses 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


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.



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.


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.


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.


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).


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


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.


That was Ulysses S. Grant (Born Hiram Ulysses Grant). He was President from March 4, 1869-March 4 1877.


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).


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.



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