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Ulysses Simpson Grant by: Angelo Arrigo, Andrew Siegfried, and Katlyn Carr Ulysses Simpson Grant Grant was the commander of the Union (North) army in the Civil War. He was in the war with Mexico. He went to college at West Point like Robert E. Lee. Ulysses S. Grant His real name is Hiram Ulysses Grant He didn’t like the initials H.U.G He was the 18th President of the United States. General Grant This is General Ulysses S. Grant dressed in uniform. Ulysses S. Grant He entered the U.S. Military Academy at seventeen. He was born in 1822 He was born at Pointe Pleasant, Ohio He was a Republican President Lincoln once said,” I can’t spare this man. He fights.” Battle of Vicksburg Grant fought in the Battle of Vicksburg, Mississippi The Union won the battle against the Confederates Grant’s Accomplishments He excelled only in horsemanship and making friends He received recognition for his bravery Grant’s Family His father’s name was Jesse Root Grant. His mother’s name was Hannah Simpson Grant. He married Julia Boggs Dent. They got married on August 22, 1848. He had 4 children. The 18th President He was President from 1869 – 1877. He was 46 when he was inaugurated. His vice presidents were Schuyler Colfax and Henry Wilson. Grant’s Life Grant was born April 27, 1822. He died July 23,1885. He died at Mount McGregor, New York. He was 63 years old when he died. Thank you Thank you for watching our presentation.
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