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

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    • us: Grant, Sam, 1822-1885
    • us: Grant, Hiram Ulysses, 1822-1885
    • us: Grant, U. S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885
    • us: 格蘭氏, 1822-1885
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        Point Pleasant (Ohio)
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        Mount McGregor (N.Y.)
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        • us: United States. President (1869-1877 : Grant)
      • Earlier Established Forms

          Grant, Ulysses Simpson, Pres. U.S., 1822-1885
      • Sources

        • found: NUCMC data from State Hist. Soc. N.D. for Heitmuller, A. Autograph collection, 1815-1912 (U.S. Grant)
        • found: Lewis, L. Captain Sam Grant, 1991.
        • found: 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)
        • found: 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)
        • found: Biog. & geneal. master index, Mar. 15, 2005 (Grant, Ulysses S(impson) (1822-1885), Grant, Ulysses S. (1822-1885), Grant, Ulysses Simpson (1822-1885))
        • found: Encyc. Amer., 1999 (Grant, Ulysses Simpson (1822-1885))
        • found: World book, 2004 (Grant, Ulysses S. (1822-1885))
        • found: Acad. Amer. encyc., 1997 (Grant, Ulysses S.; Ulysses Simpson Grant)
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        • 1980-10-01: new
        • 2014-08-25: revised
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