: Portrait of Jesse Root and Hannah Simpson Grant, the parents of Civil War General and United States President Ulysses S. Grant.
Grant was born Hiram Ulysses Grant in Point Pleasant, Ohio. 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.
: AL04535 Subjects
: Grant, Ulysses S., 1822-1885; Ohio--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Ohio--History, Military; Presidents--United States; Families--Ohio Places
: Jesse Root and Hannah Simpson Grant portrait