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 U.S. President flag  Ulysses Simpson  GRANT

  (b. 27 April 1822, Ohio, USA   d. 23 July 1885Saratoga, New York, USA )  

Summary: Ulysses Simpson GRANT was born 27 April 1822 in , Ohio, USA. Ulysses Simpson GRANT was the child of

Ulysses Simpson GRANT died 23 July 1885 in Saratoga, New York, USA.

Occupation: President of the United States


Notes:
born at Point Pleasant, Ohio


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Saratoga, New York, USA - Barhydt's Lake
American Scenery, 
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USA 1825 - October 26 - Erie Canal completed
The work completed. - This is the day, and 10 o'clock the hour, when the first boat from Lake Erie enters the Grand Canal and proceeded to the city of New York; a distance of 500 miles. - All doubts, ...Read MORE...


USA 1831 - January 1 - First Abolitionist Newspaper
The first abolitionist newspaper, The Liberator, published in Boston by William Lloyd Garrison

www.e-referencedesk.com/ resources/ state-history-timeline/ massachusetts.html - January 1, 1831

News 1832 - Ohio and Lake Erie Canal opened

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News 1835 - Boundary dispute between Ohio and Michigan caused Toledo War; Ohio granted contested lands around Toledo

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USA 1836 - The Alamo and Texas Declaration of Independence
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USA 1873 - The Panic of 1837
The Panic of 1837 was a financial crisis in the United States that touched off a major recession...Read MORE...


World History 1839 - January 2 – First photograph of the Moon taken by photographer Louis Daguerre.

www.wikipedia.org - January 2, 1839

USA 1840 to 1860s - French-Canadian emigration to the United States
The large number of French-Canadians who crossed the border in the nineteenth century, particularly ...Read MORE...


USA 1840s - 1880s - The Oregon Trail
The Oregon Trail was a wagon road stretching 2170 miles from Missouri to Oregon's Willamette...Read MORE...


World History 1845 - September 9 – Potato blight breaks out in Ireland: beginning of the Great Famine.
"The Famine began quite mysteriously in September 1845 as leaves on potato plants suddenly turned black and curled, then rotted, seemingly the result of a fog that had wafted across the fields of...Read MORE...


USA 1846 - April 25 – Mexican–American War: Open conflict begins over border disputes of Texas' boundaries.
The war, stemming from the United States’ annexation of Texas in 1845 and from a dispute over...Read MORE...


USA 1848 - January 24 – California Gold Rush: James W. Marshall finds gold at Sutter's Mill, in Coloma, California.
Many people in California figured gold was there, but it was James W. Marshall on January 24, 1848, ...Read MORE...


USA 1848 - February 2 - Mexican–American War formally ends with signing of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, ceding virtually all of what becomes the Southwestern United States to the U.S.

www.wikipedia.org - February 2, 1848

USA 1851 - June 5 - Uncle Tom's Cabin Appeared in Serial Form
This influential book is often included in lists of "causes of the Civil War" (1861-65). Harriet...Read MORE...


News 1852 - Ohio was the first state to enact laws protecting working women.

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USA 1854 - July - Republican Party formed for abolition of slavery.
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News 1860 - May 1 – A Chondrite-type meteorite falls to earth in Muskingum County, Ohio near the town of New Concord.

www.wikipedia.org - May 1, 1860

USA 1860 - Civil War - On December 20, 1860, a little over a month after Abraham Lincoln had been elected President, South Carolina seceded from the Union. Six more states followed by the spring of 1861.

www.civilwar.org/ education/ history/ civil-war-overview/ triggerevents.html - December 20, 1860

USA 1861 - January 21 – American Civil War: Jefferson Davis resigns from the United States Senate.
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USA 1861 - February 8 – American Civil War: The Confederate States of America are formed, comprising the first six break-away States

www.wikipedia.org - February 8, 1861

USA 1861 - Start of U.S. Civil War - April 12, 1861 - Confederate forces fire upon Fort Sumter.
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USA 1861 - April 20 - American Civil War: Robert E. Lee resigns his commission in the United States Army in order to command the forces of the state of Virginia.

www.wikipedia.org - April 20, 1861

USA 1861 - October 26 – The Pony Express announces its closure.
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USA 1861 - November 6 - Jefferson Davis Elected President of the Confederate States of America
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USA 1863 - January 1 - Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, freeing slaves
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USA 1863 - July 1–3 – American Civil War: Battle of Gettysburg – Union forces under George G. Meade turn back a Confederate invasion by Robert E. Lee in the largest battle of the war (28,000 Confederate casualties, 23,000 Union).

www.wikipedia.org - July 3, 1863

News 1863 - August 3 - Saratoga Racetrack (NY) opens

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USA 1863 - November 19 – American Civil War: U. S. President Abraham Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address at the military cemetery dedication ceremony in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
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News 1864 - GREAT CONFLAGRATION IN SARATOGA. THE WATER CURE ESTABLISHMENT AT SARATOGA BURNED.
Troy, N. Y., Tuesday, July 5.
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USA 1865 - April 9 - Robert E. Lee surrenders to Ulysees S. Grant at Appomattox Court House.
Harried mercilessly by Federal troops and continually cut off from turning south, Lee headed west,...Read MORE...


USA 1865 - April 14 - Assassination of Abraham Lincoln:
Shortly after 10 p.m. on April 14, 1865, actor John Wilkes Booth entered the presidential box at...Read MORE...


USA 1867 - March 30 – Alaska is purchased for $7.2 million from Alexander II of Russia, about 2 cent/acre ($4.19/km²), by United States Secretary of State William H. Seward. The news media call this "Seward's Folly"
U.S. Secretary of State William H. Seward signs a treaty with Russia for the purchase of Alaska for $7 million. Despite the bargain price of roughly two cents an acre, the Alaskan purchase was...Read MORE...


News 1870 - John D. Rockefeller founded Standard Oil; Benjamin Goodrich opened rubber plant in Akron

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World History 1870 - France declares war on Prussia and Emperor Napoleon III is overthrown


World History 1870 - A cable dispatch on the 28th says the Pope has issued a special elimination against the Fenians, both in America and Ireland.

St Joseph Herald - Saint Joseph, Michigan - February 5, 1870

World History 1870 to 1871 - Franco-Prussian War, ending in French defeat, loss of Alsace-Lorraine and end of the Second Empire


USA 1872 - 'Yellowstone Wonderland' is established as first national park.
March 1 – Yellowstone National Park (once dubbed "Colter's Hell" after John Colter, of the Lewis &...Read MORE...


News 1874 - Interesting Friendship
The sensation at Saratoga at present consists of two gentlemen from New York who are fast friends....Read MORE...


USA 1875 - Civil Rights Act of 1875
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News 1875 - Interesting Verdict
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USA 1876 - May 10 - Centennial Exhibitiion - First Official World's Fair in the United States
May 10, 1876: The Centennial Exhibition opened in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at which Caroline...Read MORE...


USA 1876 - June 25 – American Indian Wars – Battle of the Little Bighorn:
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News 1876 - December 29 – The Ashtabula River Railroad bridge disaster occurs, leaving 92 dead.

www.wikipedia.org - December 29, 1876

USA 1881 - The American Red Cross is established by Clara Barton.
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At a meeting this evening, largely attended by prominent citizens and those...Read MORE...


USA 1884 - May 1 – The eight-hour workday is first proclaimed by the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions in the United States. This date, called May Day or Labour Day, becomes a holiday recognized in almost every industrialized country.

www.wikipedia.org - May 1, 1884

USA 1884 - December 6 – The Washington Monument is completed in Washington, D.C., becoming the tallest structure in the world at this date.

www.wikipedia.org - December 6, 1884

Death
23 July 1885
Saratoga, New York, USA

Name: Ulysses S. Grant
Gender: Male
Burial Date:
Burial Place: River Side Pk., N.Y.C.
Death Date: 23 Jul 1885
Death Place: New York, New York
Age: 63
Birth Date: 1822
Birthplace: Ohio
Occupation:
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Father's Name:
Father's Birthplace:
Mother's Name:
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: B07501-9
System Origin: New York-EASy
GS Film number: 1671687
Reference ID: Pg 112

"New York Deaths and Burials, 1795-1952," Database, FamilySearch (https:/ / familysearch.org/ ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:F695-C27 : accessed 28 June 2015), Ulysses S. Grant, 23 Jul 1885; citing New York, New York, reference Pg 112; FHL microfilm 1,671,687.

Ulysses is buried at: General Grant National Memorial Manhattan New York County (Manhattan) New York, USA
Name: Ulysses Simpson Grant
Maiden Name:
Event Type: Burial
Event Date: 1885
Event Place: Manhattan, New York (Manhattan), New York, United States of America
Photograph Included: Yes
Birth Date: 27 Apr 1822
Death Date: 23 Jul 1885
Affiliate Record Identifier: 411
Cemetery: General Grant National Memorial

"Find A Grave Index," Database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVJ1-1F8C : accessed 28 June 2015), Ulysses Simpson Grant, 1885; Burial, Manhattan, New York (Manhattan), New York, United States of America, General Grant National Memorial; citing record ID 411, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.
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