Ulysses S. Grant

American Minute with Bill Federer

Ulysses S. Grant: Union General & 18th President “Hold fast to the Bible as the sheet anchor of your liberties” 

Hiram Ulysses Grant was born APRIL 27, 1822, to a Methodist family in Ohio. He did not like the initials H.U.G., so he rearranged them to U.H.G. When he was nominated at age 17 for a position at West Point, Congressman Thomas Hamer mistakenly wrote the “H” as an “S,” thinking it stood for Grant’s mother’s maiden name, Simpson. With the name, U.S. Grant, he attended West Point where he excelled in horsemanship, setting an equestrian high-jump record that lasted for nearly 25 years…

SOURCE: https://americanminute.com/blogs/todays-american-minute/ulysses-s-grant-union-general-18th-president-hold-fast-to-the-bible-as-the-sheet-anchor-of-your-liberties-american-minute-with-bill-federer

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