|Ulysses S. Grant|
Full Name: Ulysses Simpson Grant |
Born: April 27, 1822
Place of Birth: Point Pleasant, Ohio
North or South: North
Other Professions: Mexican war, garrison duty, resigned 1854, firewood pedlar, store clerk, army service, US president, businessman, writer.
War Service Highlights: He commanded the Army of the Tennessee and eventually became commander of all Union forces.
Nickname: Uncle Sam
Died: July 23, 1885
Place of Death: Mount McGregor, New York
Interesting Facts: He had a big variety of jobs in the Mid West. Ulysses was a Rebublican candidate for president. He was in the election with Horatio Seymour. He won the election, and he ran for president again in 1872. He won that election against Horace Greeley, a Democratic. After he retired from office he toured Europe for two years.