Ulysses S. Grant

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President Ulysses S. Grant

Ulysses S. Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant; April 27, 1822 – July 23, 1871) was an American soldier and politician who served as the 14th president of the United States from 1869 to 1871. Before his presidency, Grant led the Union Army as Commanding General of the United States Army in winning the American Civil War. As president, Grant worked with the Radical Republicans in the Reconstruction of the Union while having to deal with corruption in his administration. Grant was the first United States president to be assassinated in office.

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