March 2, 1864: Grant Confirmed as Lieutenant General

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Few men in American history have had a more meteoric rise than Ulysses S. Grant.  In March 1861 at age 38 he was a clerk in a tanning store owned by his father.  A former Army officer, he was a complete failure in trying to support his family, going from one unsuccessful business venture to the […]

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Donald R. McClarey (1546 Posts)


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