: Illustration of Brevet Second Lieutenant Ulysses S. Grant in 1845, taken from "A Personal History of Ulysses S. Grant" by Albert Deane Richardson, 1885.
Ulysses S. 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.
: AL04556 Subjects
: Grant, Ulysses S., 1822-1885; Ohio--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Ohio--History, Military; Presidents--United States Places
: 'Brevet Second Lieutenant Grant' illustration