From Frontier Soldier to Peacemaking President U.S. Grant and the West.

On March 4, 1869, a rather unlikely candidate took his oath of office as the eighteenth president of the United States. The image of Ulysses S. Grant as a cigar chomping, rumpled Union general whose dogged determination helped win the Civil War and gained him two turbulent terms as commander in chief has basis in … Continue reading From Frontier Soldier to Peacemaking President U.S. Grant and the West.