Ulysses S. Grant
#92 Overall Influence

Ulysses S. Grant

Union general, politician and 18th President of the United States


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Ulysses S. Grant was an American soldier and politician who served as the 18th president of the United States from 1869 to 1877. Before his presidency, Grant led the Union Army as Commanding General of the United States Army in winning the American Civil War. As president, Grant worked with the Radical Republicans in the Reconstruction of the Union while dealing with corruption in his administration.

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United States Military Academy
United States Military Academy

Federal service academy in West Point, New York, United States

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  • Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant

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