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Ulysses S. Grant


Ulysses S. Grant was the 18th President of the United States (1869–77). As Commanding General of the United States Army (1864–69), Grant .... His nickname became "Sam" among ar...

Ulysses S. Grant - U.S. President, General - Biography.com


Jul 11, 2016 ... Originally: Hiram Ulysses Grant; Nickname: "U.S. Grant" ... Ulysses S. Grant served as U.S. general and commander of the Union armies during ...

Ulysses S. Grant | HistoryNet


Lieutenant General in command of all Union Armies ... North as "Unconditional Surrender Grant"—a nickname inspired in part by his initials, ... Shiloh showed Lincoln Grant was a general who fought, even under facing adverse circumstances.



Some of the basic facts about Ulysses S. Grant. ... GRANT THE GENERAL ... whom she addressed with a large assortment of nicknames, including Dodo, Dode, ...

10 Interesting Facts About Ulysses S. Grant


View 10 interesting facts you may not have known about Ulysses S. Grant, the ... Ulysses adopted the initial S. and was given the nickname “Sam” by some of his  ...

Ulysses S. Grant on Unconditional Surrender - American History USA


Dec 7, 2012 ... Ulysses S. Grant was the commanding general of the Union Army ... He gained the nickname of "Unconditional Surrender" Grant in 1862 for his ...

Biography of President Ulysses S. Grant for Kids - Ducksters


Nickname: Unconditional Surrender Grant Biography: What is Ulysses S. Grant most known for? Ulysses S. Grant is most known for being the lead general of the  ...

10 Things You May Not Know About Ulysses S. Grant - History in the ...


Jul 23, 2015 ... One of the most influential Americans of the 19th century, Grant led the ... the future general's name as “Ulysses S. Grant” when he nominated ...

Capture of Fort Donelson - Feb 16, 1862 - HISTORY.com


On this day in 1862, General Ulysses S. Grant finishes a spectacular campaign by ... This earned Ulysses S. Grant the nickname “Unconditional Surrender.

Ulysses S. Grant: The Butcher? Part I - Historum - History Forums


Mar 20, 2013 ... It's a common perception that U.S. Grant was a clumsy commander ... A butcher would be a general, who either through gross negligence or ...

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Ulysses S. Grant - Civil War Trust


Civil War Trust's biography of Union Civil War General-in-Chief Ulysses S. Grant. ... western Tennessee won him the nickname “Unconditional Surrender” Grant, ...

Ulysses S. Grant: Life Before the Presidency—Miller Center


Hiram Ulysses Grant was born on April 27, 1822, in Point Pleasant, Ohio. He was .... of an entire Confederate force, earning a nickname, "Unconditional Surrender" Grant. ... In early 1864, President Lincoln named Grant lieutenant general and ...

Ulysses S. Grant Timeline - National Park Service


During his four years at West Point, Grant acquires the nickname of Uncle Sam ( for ... July 31 - Grant is promoted to Brigadier General, thanks to the support of ...