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Grant, Ulysses S.

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishGrant, Ulysses S.Ulysses S. GrantGrant, Ulysses S. 🔊 🔊 (1822–85) a US army leader who commanded the army of the Union (=the northern US states) during the American civil war. His military victories, especially the one at Appomattox against General Robert E. lee, helped the Union to win the war. He was US president from 1869 to 1877.
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