Ulysses S. Grant: 18th President Of The United States

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Ulysses S. Grant was born in Point Pleasant, Ohio on April 27th, 1822. Growing up, Grant was a quiet young man who had an interest in horses. Some think that his ability with horses reflects his ability to command men in battle. In 1839, Ulysses grant attended West Point military academy. When they spelled his name wrong, he went from Hiram S. Grant to U. S. Grant. Grant was a great Union general during the civil war and fought in the Battle of Shiloh, Battle of Fort Donelson, and other battles. In 1868, Ulysses S. Grant became the 18th president of the United States of America. He did not have much experience in politics and was known to appoint bad people. On July 23rd, Grant died of throat cancer and was buried in New York City.
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