American Presidents

More about Ulysses S. Grant

  • Julia Dent Grant spent the "happiest period" of her life as First Lady. After the presidency the Grants traveled around the world.
  • During his term, the United States population was estimated to be 39 million.
  • "The truth is I am more of a farmer than a soldier. . . .I never went into the army without regret and never retired without pleasure."

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