Ulysses S. Grant
Pen Name: None
Born: April 27, 1822 in Point Plesant, Ohio
Died: July 23, 1885 in Mount McGregor, New York
Lived in Galena, Illinois
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Ulysses S. Grant was the eighteenth President of the United States. He was the best known Union general of the Civil War. he worked in Missouri as a real estate salesman, a farmer, and an agent in a customhouse. His father had a leather goods store in Galena, Illinois, where he accepted a job as a clerk in 1860.
- Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant, 1885 - reprint Penguin Group, 1999
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