Ulysses S. Grant
Ulysses S. Grant’s
dazzling rise to fame during the Civil War had elevated him within three years from
a former captain working for a younger brother in their father's leather-goods store
in Galena, Illinois, to commander of all the armies of the United States… (More
Simon, John Y. "Grant, Ulysses S." Presidents: A Reference History.
Ed. Henry F. Graff. 3rd ed. Detroit: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2002. 241-255. Gale
U.S. History In Context. Web. 27 Oct. 2011.
Photographs from the Library of Congress Prints & Photographs