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Ulysses S. Grant photograph
Description: Carte de visite photograph of Ulysses S. Grant, from the William T. Sherman Photograph Album, ca. 1865-1880. Ulysses S Grant was born on April 27, 1822, in Point Pleasant, Ohio. He was named Hiram Ulysses Grant and was called by his middle name. After he joined the army, he was called Ulysses S. Grant. During the U. S. Civil War, Grant was promoted to the rank of General and granted command of the Union army by President Abraham Lincoln. After the victory of the Union over the Confederacy, Grant's popularity led to his election as the 18th President of the United States in 1868. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL04245
Subjects: Generals--United States; Ohio History--Military Ohio; Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885; Ohio History--Presidents and Politics
Places: Point Pleasant (Ohio); Clermont County (Ohio)