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Burying General Grant

When General Ulysses S. Grant died in 1885, it was not a surprise. He had been ill for more than a year, and everyone knew it. Double Barrels of Woe In 1880, after an embarrassing semi-attempt at a third presidential … Continue reading

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Ulysses S. Grant: The Locket Story

  When Ulysses S. Grant met Julia Dent, it was love at first sight. Grant Meets Dent Young Lt. Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885), recently graduated from West Point, was a frequent guest at the Dent home for several weeks before … Continue reading

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The Dying General: Grant’s Final Campaign

   Ulysses S. Grant was unquestionably a great and able general, but he was no businessman. The General’s Last Hurrah When Ulysses S. Grant retired from two terms as President of the United States in early 1877, he was the … Continue reading

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