Season 2, Episode 18-Ulysses Grant and Galena

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Season 2, Episode 18: Ulysses Grant and Galena

Ulysses Grant was a rambling man, moving all over with the US Army before (and after) becoming 18th President! Learn about Grant’s military career and turn to politics, his tumultuous term, his wife, Julia, and children, and his homes in Galena, St. Louis, and the Adirondacks!

Be sure to check out Ulysses Grant’s “Visiting the Presidents” Episode from Season 1, “Ulysses Grant and Point Pleasant”!

Grant Home in Galena, Illinois, from U.S. Grant State Historic Sites.

Galena and US Grant Museum official site.

Ulysses S Grant National Historic Site in St. Louis from National Park Service.

Ulysses S Grant Historic Site from NPS.

Ulysses Grant National Historic Site from Missouri National Parks.

Julia and Ulysses Grant Home Detroit site.

The Lost U.S Grant House (NYC) from Daytonian in Manhattan.

U.S. Grant Cottage National Historic Landmark site.

From My August 2021 Visit to Galena!

From My May 2016 Visit to St. Louis!

From My July 2021 Visit to Grant’s Cottage!

Ulysses Grant Home: 500 Bouthilier Street, Galena, Illinois.

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Recommended Reading for Ulysses Grant

Ron Chernow, Grant.
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I'm a Professor of History at Central Arizona College and someone who loves history and travel; my new blog will combine those interests!

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