Ulysses S. Grant

"Although a soldier by profession, I have never felt any sort of fondness for war, and I have never advocated it, except as a means of peace."


Read about Grant’s life.


See a detailed timeline of the major events of Grant’s life.


Explore the Grant family tree, beginning with their arrival in America in 1630.

Military Service

Read a summary of Grant’s time and accomplishments as a soldier.


Learn about Grant’s two presidential terms, including his Cabinet and major events.

Annotated Bibliography

Discover new avenues for research with this detailed list of Grant scholarship.


Visit other websites about Grant, the Civil War and Reconstruction, and other presidential libraries.