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Grant, Ulysses S. (1822–1885)

  • By: David Deverick
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

U.S. general and president of the United States

Ulysses S. Grant was born Hiram Ulysses Grant in Point Pleasant, Ohio, on 27 April 1822, into a relatively prosperous frontier family. His father forced his reluctant son to attend the United States Military Academy at ...

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