Ulysses S. Grant

Famous Missourian warrior


Ulysses S. Grant was known for many things like for being a hero and for his great bravery,for example like he lead the Union to victory. Read more to learn more about Ulysses S. Grant, who was a famous Missourian.


First, Ulysses S. Grant was born in Point Pleasant, Ohio on April 27,1822. He had one brother named Samuel then, three Sisters, and one more brother. When Ulysses S. Grant was little he loved horses, and he was never punished by his parents.Ulysses S. Grant was so smart that he had to go to another school because his other school did not have enough math problems that were hard enough for him. He went to west point in 1839 at the age of 17, and had to take a train. It was his first time seeing a train when he went to west point. He loved to read books at west point.When Ulysses S. Grant was a 17 and his dad made him go to the army, but he didn't want to cause he was not insters. When he was in the army he served 17 through 36 years old. In 1850 Grant’s first son Frederick Dent Grant was born, and in 1858 Ulysses S. Grant had two children, and they were the youngest in family. In 1858 Ulysses S. Grant wanted time to spend with family so he left the army, but he went back to the army to fight in the civil war. Six years later Grant was not as healthy. In on July 23,1885 Ulysses S. Grant died after writing his memories. Grant died because of cancer.


Then,When Grant was little he use to be known as Useless. On June 3,1864 cold harbor his army lost badly. During the civil war grant was promoted as leader, he was also later on promoted general of all the Union.July 30,1864 Grant lead the Union army to sea during war.Grant became a National hero for his civil war service and was elected to the presidency in 1868 and 1872.

character traits

Last,Grant was brave because he always took risks and because of that he lead the union army to victory during the civil war. He was also brave because he took risk and he was never afraid of anything in his whole life. Grant is helpful because he helped his dad work on the farm, he also loved working on the farm even without his dad telling him to.