Ulysses S. Grant

18th President: 1869-1877


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Birth: April 27, 1822 at Point Pleasant, Ohio as Hiram Ulysses Grant

Photographs of Grant Birthplace

Death: July 23, 1885 at Mount McGregor, New York

Photographs of Grant Gravesite - New York, New York


White House biography

Biography from infoplease.com

Civil War biography


Ulysses S. Grant: Triumph Over Adversity, 1822-1865

Personal Memoirs by Ulysses S. Grant

President Grant Reconsidered

Grant's Secret Service: The Intelligence War from Belmont to Appomattox

The Last Full Measure

To the North Anna River : Grant and Lee, May 13-25, 1864

Cigars, Whiskey & Winning : Leadership Lessons from General Ulysses S. Grant

Ulysses S. Grant : Soldier & President

Grant Wins the War : Decision at Vicksburg

Campaigning With Grant

Search for books about Ulysses S. Grant


List by infoplease.com

Election Results/Presidential Campaign


Opponent: Horatio Seymour (D)



Opponent: Horace Greeley


1868 Campaign placard

1868 & 1872 Campaign and Election History

Horace Greeley died after the election of 1872, but before the Electoral College voted. Most of the electoral votes were cast for Thomas A. Hendricks and B. Gratz Brown.

Events during Grant’s administration and lifetime

Outline of events during Grant’s administration

Military service

Civil War

Whiskey Ring

First ladies/spouses/children

Julia Grant biography from the White House

Pictures of Julia Grant from the Library of Congress


Brian Tompsett’s US President genealogy page


Ulysses S. Grant page from C-SPAN

PBS' American Experience: Ulysses S. Grant

Ulysses S. Grant Association and Collection

Ulysses S. Grant Home Page

Ulysses S. Grant Information Center


National Historic Sites/State Historic Sites/Landmarks/Places to Visit

Grant birthplace – Point Pleasant, Ohio

Grant Schoolhouse – Georgetown, Ohio

Grant Statue – Columbus, Ohio

Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site – St. Louis, Missouri

Grant Memorial – Chicago, Illinois

U.S. Grant Home State Historic Site – Galena, Illinois

General Grant National Memorial (Grant’s Tomb) – New York, New York

Ulysses S. Grant Gravesite – New York, New York

Grant Memorial at the U.S. Capitol – Washington, D.C.


Pictures from the Library of Congress

Portrait from C-SPAN

Photograph of Grant during Civil War

Photographs from the Ulysses S. Grant homepage

Civil War Photograph


Inaugural Addresses, State of the Union speeches, and other documents

Ulysses S. Grant Association and Collection

First Inaugural Address and background from Bartelby.com

Second Inaugural Address and background from Bartelby.com

Memoirs from Bartelby.com

General Grant’s Terms of Surrender


Trivia from The Presidential Facts Page

Vice Presidents

Schuyler Colfax biography

Schuyler Colfax statue

Henry Wilson biography


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