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Ulysses s grant - ulysses s grant lived an interesting life he gave so much to this country his life was exciting and he lived in many different places. Julia grant (1826-1902) was an american first lady (1869-77) and the wife of the american civil war general and 18th president of the united states, ulysses s grant.
Although he was always known as “ulysses” during his youth in ohio, grant’s given name was actually hiram ulysses grant his phantom middle initial is the result of an error from ohio congressman thomas hamer, who accidentally wrote the future general’s name as “ulysses s grant” when he nominated him to attend west point. Many historians and biographers have been intrigued and challenged by contradictions in grant's life in may 2012, the ulysses s grant foundation. She captured many of her life experiences in writing the personal memoirs of julia dent grant (mrs ulysses s grant) childhood julia boggs dent was born january 26. In 1865, as commanding general, ulysses s grant led the union armies to victory over the confederacy in the american civil war as an american hero, grant was later elected the 18th president of the united states (1869–1877), working to implement congressional reconstruction and to remove the vestiges of slavery.