Ulysses S. Grant (History Maker Bios Series) by Susan Bivin Aller, Tim Parlin |, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
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Ulysses S. Grant (History Maker Bios Series)

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by Susan Bivin Aller, Tim Parlin
     
 

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Question: What Civil War general later became president of the United States?

Answer: Ulysses S. Grant. His father made him go to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. When the Civil War began, he turned out to be such a good officer that President Lincoln appointed him commander of all Union troops. Grant was so popular in the North he

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Question: What Civil War general later became president of the United States?

Answer: Ulysses S. Grant. His father made him go to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. When the Civil War began, he turned out to be such a good officer that President Lincoln appointed him commander of all Union troops. Grant was so popular in the North he was elected president in 1868.

  • As a child, he swung from the tails of his father's horses.
  • His best grades at West Point were in art and horsemanship.
  • He wrote a famous book about the Civil War.

Read these and other History Maker Bios about War Heroes: Robert E. Lee, Douglas MacArthur, George C. Marshall, George S. Patton Jr., Colin Powell.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760760895
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
12/25/2004
Series:
History Maker Bios Series
Pages:
48
Sales rank:
96,978
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range:
7 - 10 Years

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