Ulysses S. Grant

Standard Name: Grant, Ulysses S.


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Family and Intimate relationships Adelaide Kemble
AK and her husband had a daughter and two sons, each of whom married and had children. Their elder son, Greville , married a daughter of US President Ulysses S. Grant , and died in...
Publishing Sylvia Beach
SB published her French translation of Walt Whitman 's 1856 speech on Ulysses S. Grant , entitled The Eighteenth Presidency, through Adrienne Monnier in an all-American issue of Le Navire d'argent.
Fitch, Noel Riley. Sylvia Beach and the Lost Generation: A History of Literary Paris in the Twenties and Thirties. W. W. Norton.
226, 229
Textual Features Rebecca Harding Davis
The novel was written only a year after prominent New York politician William Marcy Boss Tweed was convicted for fraud, which contributed to public concern about political corruption.
“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
239: 64
The novel also alludes to...
Textual Features Gertrude Stein
As well as landscape, she also meditates here on space, literature, democracy, superstition, propaganda, national belonging, and identity. (The old woman said I am I because my little dog knows me, but the dog...
Textual Production Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Without ever owning the complete works of Théophile Gautier , Alphonse Daudet , Shakespeare , Byron , or Swinburne , she read bits and pieces of them all, and they helped to shape her style...


9 April 1865: The American Civil war ended when General...

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9 April 1865

The American Civil war ended when General Robert E. Lee surrendered the Army of Northern Virginia to General Ulysses S. Grant 's federal forces in the town of Appomattox Court House, Virginia.


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