Ulysses S. Grant (April 27, 1822–July 23, 1885)

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“The friend in my adversity I shall always cherish most. I can better trust those who helped to relieve the gloom of my dark hours than those who are so ready to enjoy with me the sunshine of my prosperity.”

~ Ulysses. S. Grant

“There never was a time when, in my opinion, some way could not be found to prevent the drawing of the sword.”

~ Ulysses. S. Grant

“Although a soldier by profession, I have never felt any sort of fondness for war, and I have never advocated it, except as a means of peace.”

~ Ulysses. S. Grant

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Ulysses S. Grant

Ohioan Ulysses S. Grant was an American military and political leader during the nineteenth century. Rising from humble beginnings, a lackluster military career, and an undistinguished civilian life prior to the American Civil War, Grant emerged to become General of the Army, eighteenth President of the United States, and, perhaps, the most famous person in the world during his time.

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