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Grant - People
... Grant, the 18th President of the United States and general of the Union during the American Civil War Frederick Dent Grant, son of the 18th President ...
Henry Halleck - Civil War - Chief of Staff
... Grant, Halleck's former subordinate in the West, was promoted to lieutenant general and general in chief, Halleck was relegated to chief of staff, responsible for ... Grant and the War Department took special care to let Halleck down gently ... in the field, Halleck's administrative capabilities complemented Grant nicely and they worked well together ...
1868 Republican National Convention
... Grant had emerged as the frontrunner for the Republican presidential nomination after being the Union commander in the Civil War ... To balance Grant, a former Democrat and a hard drinker, the convention chose House Speaker Schuyler Colfax, a former Whig and temperance man, for Vice President ... In Grant's acceptance telegram he said "Let us have peace", which captured the imagination of the American people ...
Valentine Grant
... Valentine Grant (February 14, 1881, Frankfort, Indiana – March 12, 1949, Orange County, California) was an American silent film actress ... Grant became the companion of film director Sidney Olcott who cast her in his 1915 production of Nan o' the Backwoods ... Grant also appeared in several films for other companies such as Lubin Studios in Philadelphia and for Famous Players-Lasky ...
Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site
... Grant National Historic Site is a 9.65-acre (39,100 m2) United States National Historic Site located 10 miles (16 km) southwest of Downtown St ... Grant ... historic structures are preserved at the site including the childhood home of Julia Dent Grant, wife of Ulysses S ...

Famous quotes containing the word grant:

    Nothing is funnier than unhappiness, I grant you that.... Yes, yes, it’s the most comical thing in the world.
    Samuel Beckett (1906–1989)

    God save our king, and blesse this land
    With plentye, ioy, and peace,
    And grant hencforth that foule debate
    Twixt noble men may ceaze!
    Unknown. Chevy Chase (l. 253–256)

    I know no method to secure the repeal of bad or obnoxious laws so effective as their stringent execution.
    —Ulysses S. Grant (1822–1885)