About Ulysses S. Grant
Ulysses S. Grant was an American military and political leader who rose from humble beginnings to become General-in-Chief of Union forces during the Civil War and, afterward, the eighteenth President of the United States.
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Birthplace of Ulysses S. Grant
Point Pleasant, Ohio
Ulysses S. Grant was born here on April 27, 1822.
Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site
White Haven was the family home of Julia Dent, Grant's wife. They lived on the property after they were married and while he was stationed at Jefferson Barracks, south of St. Louis.
Ulysses S. Grant Schoolhouse
Grant went school here after his family moved to Georgetown from Point Pleasant.