Individual Author Record
Name: Ulysses S. GrantPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction Born: April 27, 1822 in Point Plesant, Ohio Sites:
Illinois ConnectionIn April 1860, Grant moved his family to Galena, accepting a position in his father's leather goods business. He left Galena to join the Civil War and returned again in 1865 as a Civil War Hero. He also lived there during his retirement.
Biographical and Professional InformationUlysses S. Grant was the eighteenth President of the United States. He was the best known Union general of the Civil War. He worked in Missouri as a real estate salesman, a farmer, and an agent in a customhouse.
*''Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant'', 1885 - reprint Penguin Group, 1999