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HELP! Grave has been located U.S. President flag photo of ancestor   Ulysses Simpson  GRANT

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

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

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

Occupation: President of the United States

born at Point Pleasant, Ohio

Details of the family tree of Ulysses appear below.
Did You Know?America - Did you know? Ulysses S. Grant was the first president to run against a woman candidate, Virginia Woodhull, the...Read MORE...
  • Biography
    ULYSSES S. GRANT, the eighteenth President of the United States, was born on the 29th of April, 1822, of Christian parents, in a humble home at Point Pleasant, on the banks of the Ohio. Shortly after, his father moved to Georgetown, Brown County, Ohio. In this remote frontier hamlet, Ulysses received a common school education. At the age of seventeen, in the year 1839, he entered the Military Academy at West Point. Here he was regarded as a...Read MORE...

    Portrait and Biographical Record of Dubuque, Jones and Clayton Counties, Iowa, Chapman Pub Co, 1894
  • 1822 Birth
    27 April 1822
    , Ohio, USA
  • Ulysses Simpson GRANT
    Gen. U.S. Grant Residence, Detroit, Mich.

    "...Grant was a young Army officer just four years out of West Point when he was transferred to the Detroit Barracks as regimental quartermaster of the 4th Infantry in the spring of 1849. Detroit was a tiny town at the time — with only 21,000 people. The future U.S. president and Civil War hero and his wife, Julia Dent Grant, lived in the house from April 1849 through May 1850, according to Kimberly Johnson, a Michigan Historic Commission member who has researched the Grants' time in Detroit..."
  • Ulysses Simpson GRANT

    Portrait and Biographical Record of Dubuque, Jones and Clayton Counties, Iowa, Chapman Pub Co, 1894
  • 1866 - July 25 – The United States Congress passes legislation authorizing the rank of General of the Army (now called "5-star general"); Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant becomes the first to have this rank.
    The President Signs the Bill Reviving the Grade of General - General Grant Nominated - Vice-admiral Farragut Appointed Admiral.

    WASHINGTON, July 25. - The President has signed the bill reviving the grade of General in the army of the United States, and this afternoon nominated to the Senate Lieutenant-general Grant for that office, and Vice-admiral Farragut to be Admiral in the Navy under a recent law.

    The Cincinnati Enquirer
    Cincinnati, Ohio
    July 26, 1866
  • Ulysses Simpson GRANT
    campaign poster
  • 1885 Death
    23 July 1885
    Saratoga, New York, USA (Schuylerville) (Victory)

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