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    Ulysses S. Grant is an American hero who defeated the Confederate Army during the Civil War. As general of the Union Army, his tactics and strategies led to his victory. He did not start off as an American hero that people see him as today. Through his experiences in his early life, in school, and in a previous war, led him to be the great general he turned out to be. Hiram Ulysses Grant was born in Point Pleasant, Ohio; on April 27, 1822. Grant was the son of Jesse Root Grant and Hannah Simpson Grant. Jesse owned a tannery business and was a business man. As a child, Grant was shy and reserved like his mother instead of being outgoing like his father (Biography.com Editors, "Ulysses S. Grant Biography"). In 1839, at the age of 17 he went to the United States Military Academy at West Point. Grant received the name Ulysses S. Grant from a clerical error at West Point and stuck with it in fear of…

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    Ulysses S. Grant: President and Union General “I can’t spare this man-he fights”, said by President Abraham Lincoln (“Ulysses Simpson Grant”). This was said by him because Ulysses never gives up until he succeeds. Ulysses S. Grant was the 18th president of the United States of America (1868-1872). Ulysses was also the Union General in the Civil War from 1861 to 1865 (“Ulysses S. Grant”). Without Ulysses the Confederates would have defeated the Union army (“Ulysses S. Grant”). Ulysses S. Grant…

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    the Union have Major General Ulysses S. Grant, and in the Confederate have Lieutenant General John C. Pemberton. John C. Pemberton began his service as a commander for the department of South Carolina, Georgia, and Texas. He had rapid promotions, and was made a lieutenant in 1862. Ulysses S. Grant volunteered his military services, and he was initially denied by his appointments. Then after a couple years he was appointed to command an unruly twenty-first Illinois volunteer regiment. He…

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    Are you aware of the real story of how Ulysses S. Grant became a hero? Many people know that he was as a great military leader during the Civil War and that he was the 8th president of the United States. However, many people don’t know that Ulysses S. Grant’s path to leadership and success was marked by many challenges and failures. Four important things to know about Grant is that he was not a very good student in school, he believed that the Mexican-America war was fought for the wrong…

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    Ulysses S. Grant: “The Greatest General of His Time” There are many different areas of a person’s life which allow them to be viewed as a success. A billionaire is considered a great success in the business world because of his financial acumen, while medals won in the Olympics reflect an athlete’s prowess and success. The ability to train, motivate, lead and unify an unskilled, untrained group of men to fight successfully for one cause, has been a highly regarded accomplishment for…

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    States had many inspiring generals. These generals include the very first president of the United States, George Washington. However, he comes in a close second to Ulysses S. Grant. The oldest of six sibling, Grant grew up in a small town in Ohio. While growing, his dream was to become a math professor, however, he joined the infantry instead. On September 30, 1843, Grant reported to St. Louis, Missouri, at Jefferson Barracks, this was the start of a very successful military career. Ulysses S.…

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    Essay of Ulysses S. Grant This essay analyzes the leadership style and philosophies of the great American, Ulysses S. Grant, using the book Ulysses S. Grant by Joshua Bunting III. The book details Grant’s entire life beginning with his childhood days working for his father in the tannery, his military life, the time he spent in the White House as President, and his struggles after his presidency. I chose to write about Grant because of his accomplishments as president and being credited with…

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    Ulysses S. Grant a man who led the Union victory in the Civil War. A man who was willing to fight was unconventional for the Union but that’s what ended up winning the war for the Union. Grant’s impact on the U.S. didn’t just effect the U.S. during the war but even after he made an impact when he became president afterwards during the reconstruction of the Civil War. Grant was a leader during and after the war. Even though he was and unconventional and was controversial for the time period he…

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    Ulysses S. Grant Corrupt

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    Ulysses S. Grant was a great general, and a great president for many reasons. One may look at the first major win for the Union as a great pivot point for them, and guess who was leading them, General Grant. While in his presidency, he established the national park service, which includes a list of nearly 79000 parks, national monuments, historic battlegrounds, and memorials. He also pushed through the ratification of the 15th amendment, the right of voting for blacks, and all other races in the…

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    leave. The battle of cold harbor took place in Richmond, Virginia, which was the capital of the Confederate States of America. The battle took place over a two week period. It started on May 31st and ended on June 12th in Northern Virginia. Ulysses S. Grant attacked in hopes of attaining the Confederate capital Ulysses S. Grant was an important United States general during the civil war. The battle of Cold Harbor was the last battle of his campaign. He was the general for the union along…

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