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Ulysses S. Grant
State. Before the couple could wed, however, he was shipped off for duty. Grant was stationed. He became a partner of the financial firm Grant and Ward only to have his partner, Ferdinand Ward, embezzle investors' money. Grant moved. He started writing his recollections to pay off his debts and provide for his family, racing against death to produce a memoir that ultimately earned nearly 450,000. No soldier since George Washington had held the rank. There, Ulysses began to put his money into Grant and Ward, a Wall Street investment firm co-owned by his son Buck. In a magnanimous gesture, Grant allowed Lee's men to keep their horses and return to their homes, taking none of them as prisoners of war. But there was.
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He called them narrow-headed men, their eyes so close together that they can look out of the same gimlet hole without winking. Like many graduates, he planned to resign from the military after serving his tour of duty. In 1869, at age 46, lARGO ANALYSIS BY HANDEL Grant became the youngest president.S. During the Mexican-American War, Grant served as quartermaster, efficiently overseeing the movement of supplies. The two quickly fell in love. Grant(TV-14; 1:55) Stonewall Jackson - There Sits Jackson(TV-14; 1:57) Stonewall Jackson - The Valley Legend(TV-14; 2:00) Stonewall Jackson - The Name Creates Fear(TV-14; 2:03) Abraham Lincoln - Second Inaugural Address(TV-14; 2:13) Abraham Lincoln - The Emancipation Proclamation(TV-14; 2:27) Jefferson Davis - Mini Biography(TV-PG; 3:12) Robert. The Confederates surrendered, and President Lincoln promoted Grant to major general of volunteers. During two terms in office, Grant worked hard to bring the North and the South together again, contending with an emerging white supremacist group called the Ku Klux Klan, and violent uprisings against blacks and Republicans. He went to school, did chores, ice skated, fished, and rode horses, like other children on the American frontier.