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Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885

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Personal name headingGrant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885
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Variant(s)Grant, Sam, 1822-1885
Grant, Hiram Ulysses, 1822-1885
Grant, Ulysses Simpson, Pres. U.S., 1822-1885
Grant, U. S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885
格蘭氏, 1822-1885
See alsoChief executive of: United States. President (1869-1877 : Grant)
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Other standard no.411
Associated countryUnited States
Associated placeGeneral Grant National Memorial (New York, N.Y.) Riverside Park (New York, N.Y.)
Morningside Heights (New York, N.Y.)
Birth date1822-04-27
Death date1885-07-23
Place of birthPoint Pleasant (Ohio)
Place of deathMcGregor, Mount (N.Y.)
Wilton (N.Y.)
AffiliationUnited States Military Academy
Profession or occupationPresidents (Rulers) Generals
Special noteMachine-derived non-Latin script reference project.
Non-Latin script reference not evaluated.
Found inNUCMC data from State Hist. Soc. N.D. for Heitmuller, A. Autograph collection, 1815-1912 (U.S. Grant)
Lewis, L. Captain Sam Grant, 1991.
Britannica online, Mar. 15, 2005 (Grant, Ulysses S.; original name: Hiram Ulysses Grant; b. Apr. 27, 1822, Point Pleasant, Ohio; d. July 23, 1885, Mount McGregor, N.Y.; U.S. general, commander of the Union armies during the late years (1864-65) of the American Civil War, and 18th president of the United States (1869-77); Grant decided to reverse his given names and enroll at the [United States Military] academy as Ulysses Hiram; however, his congressional appointment was erroneously made in the name Ulysses S. Grant, the name he eventually accepted, maintaining that the middle initial stood for nothing)
Biog. resource center, Mar. 15, 2005 (Dictionary of American biography: Ulysses Simpson Grant; b. Apr. 27, 1822, Ohio; d. July 23, 1885; baptized Hiram Ulysses Grant; registered at West Point as Ulysses Hiram Grant; had transposed his given names, fearing that his initials "H. U. G." would make him an object of ridicule; at West Point he was informed that his congressman had reported his name as Ulysses Simpson Grant; failing to obtain a correction from the authorities, he accepted uncomplainingly the designation bestowed upon him; Encyclopedia of world biography: Ulysses Simpson Grant; also known as: Hiram Ulysses Grant, Ulysses S. Grant; Historic world leaders: Ulysses Simpson Grant; also known as: Hiram Ulysses Grant, Ulysses S. Grant)
Biog. & geneal. master index, Mar. 15, 2005 (Grant, Ulysses S(impson) (1822-1885), Grant, Ulysses S. (1822-1885), Grant, Ulysses Simpson (1822-1885))
Encyc. Amer., 1999 (Grant, Ulysses Simpson (1822-1885))
World book, 2004 (Grant, Ulysses S. (1822-1885))
Acad. Amer. encyc., 1997 (Grant, Ulysses S.; Ulysses Simpson Grant)
Find a grave website, September 23, 2016 (Ulysses Simpson Grant; Original name: Hiram Ulysses Grant; Birth: Apr. 27, 1822, Point Pleasant, Clermont County, Ohio; Death: Jul. 23, 1885, Mount McGregor, New York; Burial: General Grant National Memorial, Manhattan, New York)
Wikipedia, September 23, 2016 (Ulysses S. Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant; April 27, 1822-July 23, 1885); 18th President of the United States (1869-77); born Point Pleasant, Ohio; died Wilton, New York; died in cottage on the slopes of Mount McGregor; body was laid to rest in Riverside Park, first in a temporary tomb, and then--twelve years later, on April 17, 1897--in the General Grant National Memorial, also known as "Grant's Tomb")
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