Ulysses S. Grant, commander of the Union Army in the Civil War and eighteenth president of the United States, was born in this small frame cottage in Point Pleasant, Ohio. Today, Grant's birthplace is restored and open to the public.
Washington, DC | The memorial sits at the base of the West Front of the Capitol Building, opposite from the Lincoln Memorial, so that the general who fought for the Union could forever face the president who saved the Union.
Living historian Curt Fields describes the life and accomplishments of Ulysses S. Grant. This video is part of the American Battlefield Trust's In4 video series, which presents short videos on basic Civil War topics.
St. Louis, Missouri | This museum's exploration of the personal life of General Grant provides the context for understanding his military leadership as Union general during the Civil War and his subsequent presidency.