The Sunset Hills Historical Society played host Monday to the historian of the Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site—distinct from InBev-owned Grant’s Farm next door, on the border of Crestwood. Historian Pam Sanfilippo hinted that White Haven (the family home) is significant for its influence on the future First Lady Julia Dent and her husband, [...]
The first president to visit Ireland was no longer president when he arrived in Dublin in 1879. Ulysses S. Grant had dominated the American political scene for well over a decade. By the end of the U.S. Civil War he was Commanding General of the Union Army. Such a prominent role in the military made him [...]
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Five Union officers who were born in Ohio also went on to become president of the United States, including Lt. General Ulysses S. Grant, Bvt. General Rutherford B. Hayes, Maj. General James Abram Garfield, Bvt. Brig. General Benjamin Harrison and Bvt. Maj. William McKinley, giving Ohio a political presence in the years to come. “Ohio [...]