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Ulysses S. Grant: The Unlikely Hero
Grant born in 1822 was the oldest son of an Ohio leather tanner named Jessie Grant and his wife Hannah. He grew up as a hard working farm hand without much academic distinction, but still managed to secure an appointment to the US Army military academy at West Point New York. Ulysses S. Grant was named Hiram Ulysses but the Army made an error on his West Point application that never was amended. He rose slowly within the officer ranks of the infantry ...