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Ulysses S. Grant
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  • But now he was doing it again, with his son, and every detail of that land was clear in his mind: the well, the apple orchard, President Lincoln; her foal, Mary Todd; Ulysses S. Grant, their cow; General Lee, their hog.
    Toni Morrison  --  Song of Solomon
  • The few letters she kept were in the sitting room itself, filed among the pages of the two-volume Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant, which to the best of her knowledge had never been opened by anyone but herself since it came off the press.
    John Steinbeck  --  East of Eden
  • Teach me about General Ulysses S. Grant.
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  • All buildings the same, whether the Ulysses S. Grant Theater or the General John J. Pershing School I attended, all as alike and featureless as those houses and hotels you buy in Monopoly.
    Robert Cormier  --  After the First Death

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  • [14] Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Lincoln
  • I was mulling over why the Confederate generals had better last words than the Union ones (Ulysses S. Grant’s last word, "Water," was pretty lame) when I noticed a shadow blocking me from the sun.
    John Green  --  Looking for Alaska
  • Unlike the American forces (which included among them a young Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee) that took a year to make that journey during the Mexican-American War of 1846, Oswald will make the trip in just one day.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • In 1872, President Ulysses S. Grant spelled out for the House of Representatives the true aims of the Ku Klux Klan: "By force and terror, to prevent all political action not in accord with the views of the members, to deprive colored citizens of the right to bear arms and of the right of a free ballot, to suppress the schools in which colored children were taught, and to reduce the colored people to a condition closely allied to that of slavery."
    Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner  --  Freakonomics
  • The Confederate army, under the command of General Robert E. Lee, has been pinned inside the city for more than 250 days by Union forces under the command of General Ulysses S. Grant.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Lincoln
  • In a best-case scenario, Lincoln’s general in chief, Ulysses S. Grant, [10] will trap Confederate general Robert E. Lee and his army inside Petersburg, forcing their surrender.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Lincoln

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  • For the Army of Northern Virginia has eluded the army of General Ulysses S. Grant.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Lincoln
  • Yet to allow the famous Ulysses S. Grant to take a room elsewhere would be an unthinkable loss of prestige.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Lincoln
  • What Ulysses S. Grant does not know is that he will be returning to Washington by the same train within twenty-four hours.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Lincoln
  • [124] Robert never mentioned the incident to his father, but his commanding officer, Ulysses S. Grant, personally wrote a letter of thanks to the actor.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Lincoln
  • She thought she would die if she couldn’t hold her mouth under Ulysses S. Grant’s teat and squirt the warm milk into her mouth, or pull a tomato off its vine and eat it where she stood.
    Toni Morrison  --  Song of Solomon
  • While John Wilkes Booth is still in Newport, a hungry Robert E. Lee is in Amelia Court House, Ulysses S. Grant is racing to block Lee’s path, and Abraham Lincoln stands on the deck of USS Malvern as the warship chugs slowly and cautiously up the James River toward Richmond.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Lincoln
  • As Booth takes the train to Baltimore, hoping to reenlist a former conspirator for that night’s expected executions, General Ulysses S. Grant and his wife, Julia, arrive in Washington at dawn.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Lincoln
  • General Ulysses S. Grant sat alone nearest his dear departed friend, next to a cross of lilies.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Lincoln
  • Tensions between Stanton and Johnson got so bad that in 1868 the president fired Stanton as secretary of war and replaced him with Ulysses S. Grant.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Lincoln
  • He retired soon after the vote, only to be nominated as a justice to the Supreme Court by the newly elected president, Ulysses S. Grant.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Lincoln
  • Lee’s counterpart on the Union side, General Ulysses S. Grant, had an admirable career after the war ended.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Lincoln
  • General Ulysses S. Grant supervises the occasion.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Lincoln
  • The question "Who is buried in Grant’s tomb?" seems an obvious one, for Ulysses S. Grant is buried in this enormous mausoleum in New York’s Riverside Park.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Lincoln
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