A pair of cartes de visite (or photographic ?visiting cards?) showing Abraham Lincoln and his son Tad, other Civil War-era cartes de visite of soldiers (including Ulysses S. Grant), and stereoview cards from prominent early photographers will be auctioned on Thursday, March 20, by Waverly Rare Books at the firm?s gallery in northern Virginia. Show More Summary
March 10, 1864: President Abraham Lincoln promoted Ulysses S. Grant to Lt. General, giving him command of all Union troops during the Civil War. General Grant went on to force the South's surrender at Appomattox in 1865. Four years later, he became the 18th president. Show More Summary
On May 11, 1864, Confederate cavalry forces led by Maj. Gen. J.E.B. Stuart (right) engage their Union counterparts at the Battle of Yellow Tavern. With the beginning of Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's Overland Campaign, the Army of the Potomac's cavalry commander, Maj. Show More Summary
There were no guarantees that Martin Luther King Jr. was going to emerge as the leader of the American civil rights movement. Ulysses S. Grant might have remained in relative obscurity within the Union Army. Charles de Gaulle risked being shunned by other officers when he tried to rally the cause of Free France. Show More Summary
"Mistakes were made" has its own wikipedia page. Includes a list of uses going back to Ulysses S. Grant. http://t.co/qviHEG3eqs — Andrew Grossman (@A_Grossman) January 14, 2014 George Packer, in the New Yorker: … [W]hy do I keep having flashbacks to 1972? Some of the parallels are weirdly exact. Whether or not he ordered the [Read more...] This space reserved for your ad.
December 26, 1862 - Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman (right) begins the Battle of Chickasaw Bayou. In the fall of 1862, Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant commenced operations to capture the key city of Vicksburg, MS. Situated high on the bluffs...Show More Summary
Guy Adams tells CBR about the reasons he's reviving "Ulysses Sweet: Maniac for Hire," one of Grant Morrison's little-known "2000 AD" creations.
On the market for $485K, the listing for this one-bedroom Martha's Vineyard condo brags about being "once enjoyed" by Ulysses S. Grant, 18th American president and member of the "elite of the 1800s." Ridiculous name-dropping aside, the condo also has...
In the summer of 2003 Ulysses S. Grant made news all across the country he had, in his lifetime, done so much to reunite: Some of his descendants, a good part of the more serious press, and the Grant Monument Association objected strongly...Show More Summary
The country’s 19th president is in the news again but this time it has nothing to do with the Civil War that made him famous or the sesquicentennial observance of that war. The 5th annual Ulysses S. Grant Lecture and John Y. Simon Day in St. Show More Summary
Oct. 9, 1869: President Ulysses S. Grant announced the death of former President Franklin Pierce. Pierce, whose presidency was remembered mostly for his failure to end the debate over slavery, had died the day before at his home in Concord, New Hampshire. Show More Summary
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September 19, 1862 - Maj. Gen. William S. Rosecrans (right) wins the Battle of Iuka. In September 1862, Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant directed Maj. Gens. Edward O.C. Ord and William S. Rosecrans to conduct an attack on Maj. Gen. Sterling...Show More Summary
“Northern general, southern soldier, working together to unify these United States — it’s what the country needs,” Ulysses S. Grant
Specs Who Jared Harris Age 51 Accomplishments Stars as Hodge Starkweather in The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, in theaters Aug. 21; played ill-fated ad exec Lane Pryce on Mad Men; appeared as Ulysses S. Grant in Lincoln; and starred...Show More Summary
On this day. 1885: Ulysses S. Grant died. He was the 18th president, serving between 1869-77, and an Ohio native. When the Civil War broke out in 1861, Grant was working in his father's leather store in Illinois. He was appointed byShow More Summary
It was 150 years ago today that Vicksburg fell to Ulysses S. Grant while, to the east, the sainted Bobby Lee was in full retreat from his beating at Gettysburg. (Was the one true opportunity to curtail the rebellion earlier was lostShow More Summary
I am sending this one out to Brooks Simpson. Surprisingly, Mr. Smith is able to cover a great deal of ground in just over one minute. Yeah, it’s a slow night. [uploaded to YouTube on June 5, 2013]
Where would we be without the Smiths? Well, Earth would have been overrun by aliens. Robot squid would have destroyed humanity’s last refuge. A steampunk spider mech would have killed Ulysses S. Grant. Bullies would have harmed a young man’s...
The story of John A. Logan, the founder of Decoration Day, later to be known as Memorial Day, is the fascinating tale of a man who was once a racist Democrat and later became one of the favorite generals of Ulysses S. Grant, an ardent Republican. Show More Summary