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Name:  Ulysses S. Grant  

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Born: April 27, 1822 in Point Plesant, Ohio

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Lived in Galena, Illinois

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Ulysses S. Grant was the eighteenth President of the United States. He was the best known Union general of the Civil War. he worked in Missouri as a real estate salesman, a farmer, and an agent in a customhouse. His father had a leather goods store in Galena, Illinois, where he accepted a job as a clerk in 1860.


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