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U.S. Grant, hero of the Civil War and 18th President of the United States, born on the banks of the Ohio River in Point Pleasant, Ohio!
Ulysses was…not great at almost everything he tried…until the Civil War, and from there, leapfrogged into the presidency, and is today ranked towards the bottom of almost any ranking.
Learn about his unique rise (the first president to have visited Panama!) and what happened to his birth cabin!
U.S. Grant Birthplace from Ohio History Connection.
U.S. Grant Birthplace from LibGuides.
U.S. Grant Boyhood Home in Georgetown.
From my Summer 2015 Visit!
From my Summer 2020 Visit!
Ulysses Grant Birthplace: 1551 State Route 232, Moscow, Ohio.
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Brands, H.W. The Man Who Saved the Union: Ulysses Grant in War and Peace.
Chernow, Ron. Grant.
Simpson, Brooks D. Ulysses S. Grant: Triumph over Adversity, 1822-1865.