Ulysses S. Grant
18th President of the United States
In office
March 4, 1869 – March 4, 1877
Vice President
Preceded byAndrew Johnson
Succeeded byRutherford B. Hayes
Acting United States Secretary of War
In office
August 12, 1867 – January 14, 1868
PresidentAndrew Johnson
Preceded byEdwin Stanton
Succeeded byEdwin Stanton
6th Commanding General of the United States Army
In office
March 9, 1864 – March 4, 1869
Preceded byHenry W. Halleck
Succeeded byWilliam Tecumseh Sherman
Personal details
Hiram Ulysses Grant

April 27, 1822
Point Pleasant, Ohio, U.S.

DiedJuly 23, 1885 (aged 63)
Wilton, New York, U.S.
Resting placeGrant’s Tomb, New York City
Political partyRepublican
Julia Dent (m. 1848)
EducationUnited States Military Academy (BS)
SignatureCursive signature in ink
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/serviceSeal of the United States Board of War and Ordnance.svg U.S. Army (Union Army)
Years of service
  • 1839–1854
  • 1861–1869
RankUS Army General insignia (1866).svg General of the Army
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