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

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    • Grant, Sam, 1822-1885
    • Grant, Hiram Ulysses, 1822-1885
    • Grant, Ulysses Simpson, Pres. U.S., 1822-1885
    • Grant, U. S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885
    • 格蘭氏, 1822-1885
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    • Birth Place

        Point Pleasant (Ohio)
    • Associated Locale

        McGregor, Mount (N.Y.)
    • Associated Locale

        Wilton (N.Y.)
    • Associated Locale

        United States
    • Associated Locale

        General Grant National Memorial (New York, N.Y.)
    • Associated Locale

        Morningside Heights (New York, N.Y.)
    • Associated Language

    • Occupation

      Presidents (Rulers)


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  • 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)
    • found: Find a grave website, September 23, 2016(Ulysses Simpson Grant; Original name: Hiram Ulysses Grant; Birth: Apr. 27, 1822, Point Pleasant, Clermont County, Ohio; Death: Jul. 23, 1885, Mount McGregor, New York; Burial: General Grant National Memorial, Manhattan, New York)
    • found: Wikipedia, September 23, 2016(Ulysses S. Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant; April 27, 1822-July 23, 1885); 18th President of the United States (1869-77); born Point Pleasant, Ohio; died Wilton, New York; died in cottage on the slopes of Mount McGregor; body was laid to rest in Riverside Park, first in a temporary tomb, and then--twelve years later, on April 17, 1897--in the General Grant National Memorial, also known as "Grant's Tomb")
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    • 1980-10-01: new
    • 2017-07-14: revised
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