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One hundred fifty years ago today, july 4, 1878, civil war hero and american president ulysses s grant celebrated the 4th of july in germany,. Ulysses s grant, november 20, 1869, proclamation 187—suspension of discriminating duties on goods entering the united states on french vessels. The famous union civil war general ulysses s grant was considered a great general but a terrible president he consistently ranks near the bottom of the. Julia grant in 1873, the year her husband began his second term as president grant may have failed in farming and business, but he was a.
Civil war trust's biography of union civil war general-in-chief ulysses s grant. Ulysses grant (1822-1885) commanded the victorious union army during the american civil war (1861-1865) and served as the 18th us president from 1869 . As 18th president of the united states he worked to guarantee justice for all ulysses grant also loved his wife julia and their four children: fred. Information about ulysses s grant, the 18th president of the united states.
In less than two decades, ulysses s grant made and lost a fortune, was spurned as a drunken fool, and saluted as a national hero the peaks and valleys in the. Ulysses simpson grant, 1822–85, commander in chief of the union army in the civil war and 18th president (1869–77) of the united states, b point pleasant. Ulysses s grant, american civil war hero and two-term president, visited japan from june 21 to september 3, 1879, the last leg of a two and a.
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